The Virginia Tech School of Performing Arts incorporates contemporary technology with traditional performance idioms in the Digital Interactive Sound and Intermedia Studio (DISIS). DISIS is a state-of-the-art facility that uses new music technologies to improve quality of life as well as a pursuit of new forms of artistic expression.
Come out to the Newman Library Multipurpose Room on Monday, March 13, at 6 p.m. to view and listen to work from the composers, music researchers, & sound engineers of DISIS including:
Ivica Ico Bukvic who is an associate professor at the School of Performing Arts, serves as director of DISIS and the Linux Laptop Orchestra (L2Ork).
Eric Lyon is a composer and computer music researcher who also teaches in the School of Performing Arts and is a faculty fellow at the Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology.
Charles Nichols teaches music composition and creative technologies in the School of Performing Arts, and is also a faculty fellow of the Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology.
Tanner Upthegrove designs and facilitates audiovisual technologies as Media Engineer for Virginia Tech’s Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology. Tanner specializes in spatial audio, both designing audio systems and creating original sonic works.
Come out to meet these incredible faculty members as they reinvent artistic expression as we know it!