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Benjamin O’Brien composes, researches, and performs acoustic and electro-acoustic music that focuses on music similarity, translation, and machine listening. He holds degrees in music composition and mathematics from the University of Florida (PhD), Mills College (MA), and the University of Virginia (BA). Benjamin has studied computer music, improvisation, and theory with David Bernstein, Ted Coffey, Fred Frith, Paul Koonce, Roscoe Mitchell, and Paul Richards. His compositions have been performed at international conferences and festivals including the International Computer Music Conference (ICMC), Electroacoustic Music Studies (EMS) Conference, Toronto International Electroacoustic Symposium (TIES), and SuperCollider Symposium. Some of his honors include Music OMI Fellowship (OMI International Arts Center), International Electroacoustic Music Young Composers Awards Finalist (Workshop on Computer Music and Audio Technology), and International Audio Artist Finalist (Radical dB Festival). His work is published by Oxford University Press, Society of Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States (SEAMUS), Canadian Electroacoustic Community (CEC), Taukay Edizioni Musicali (TEM), and naucleshg. He currently lives in Marseille, France.

To contact Benjamin: benjamin.m.obrien at gmail.com


FRANÇAIS
Benjamin O’Brien compose, recherche, et joue de la musique acoustique et électro-acoustique qui se concentre sur la similarité musicale, la traduction, et l’écoute de la machine. Il est diplômé en composition de musique et mathématiques de l’Université de Floride (PhD), Mills College (MA), et l’Université de Virginie (BA). Benjamin a étudié l’informatique musicale, l’improvisation et la théorie avec David Bernstein, Ted Coffey, Fred Frith, Paul Koonce, Roscoe Mitchell, et Paul Richards. Ses compositions ont été jouées lors de conférences et festivals internationaux, dont la International Computer Music Conference, Electroacoustic Music Studies Conference, Toronto International Electroacoustic Symposium, et SuperCollider Symposium. Certains de ses honneurs comprennent Music OMI Fellowship (OMI International Arts Center), International Electroacoustic Music Young Composers Awards Finalist (Workshop on Computer Music and Audio Technology), and International Audio Artist Finalist (Radical dB Festival). Son travail est publié par Oxford University Press, Society of Electroacoustic Music in the United States, la Communauté électroacoustique canadienne, Taukay Edizioni Musicali, et naucleshg. Il vit actuellement en France, à Marseille.

Pour contacter Benjamin: benjamin.m.obrien at gmail.com