Music 66 /
Engineering Science 95me


Electronic Musical Instrument Design

Instructor: Paul D. Lehrman   •   M, W 1:30 - 2:45 pm
(SPRING SEMESTER ONLY )

NEW! Click HERE for a video interview
with Professor Lehrman from

The debut concert of the
Tufts Electronic Music Ensemble
December 8, 2012

Watch it on !
(2013 concert to be posted soon…)

INFORMATION:

What is this Course and Who Should Take It?

Course Requirements, Policies, Calendar

Assignments

Readings, Documentation & Media

Lecture notes

Max Patch examples


Guest Presentations—Spring 2014:
All presentations are open to the public
!

Wednesday, January 29: Leon Gruenbaum Samchillian, a relativistic instrument

Monday, February 10: Vessela StoyanovaMarimba Lumina

TBD: Bruce Ronkin, Northeastern University, Yamaha WX5 wind controller

TBD: Mario DeCiutiis, Alternate Mode Inc. — Mallet KAT and other controllers


Read about this course:


Winter 2007


November 2006

MAGAZINE
August 2005



November 13, 2001


Bridging the Gap Between Art and Science Education Through Teaching Electronic Musical Instrument Design
by instructor Paul Lehrman and student Todd Ryan, presented at the 5th
New Interfaces for Musical Expression

conference, Vancouver, Canada, May 2005.
2013 Final Projects
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The Rainflute

Tom Cahill
Case Jemison
Meredith Packer

The Jazz Hands

Liam Cassidy
Saul Sparber
Drew Zeiba

The Electric Slide
(a/k/a The Lehremin)


Nick Adolph
Ben Silver
Jake Lazarus




Electronic Musical Instrument Design
in Performance!

The Tufts Electronic Music Ensemble performs Pink Floyd's
Atom Heart Mother Suite
,
December 5, 2008


Paul Lehrman and Phil Acimovic perform Imaginary Dialogues
on
two Wii Remotes at the "ElectroNME" concert,
April 25, 2008


Seth Goldenberg plays the
Wireless M*A*R*T*H*A at the
"Composers in Transit"
concert, April 12, 2007

     

Project reports from past years…
 
2012
 

The Modular Composition Arcade

Ben Ewing
Eli Kohlenberg
Jeffrey Prescott
Scott Winther

Loop Loop Revolution

John Bradley
Scott Jacobson
Joo Kang

The Boxitron 5,000,000

Neil Foxman
Nick Harmon
Andrew Schweig
Jonathan Wolf


 
2011
The E-Ccordian


Kristen Ford

Nick Fuchs
Zach Meyer
Lloyd Olson

The Laser Bass


Anit Das
Peter Edwards
Nate Typrowicz-Cohen
Andrew Kim

The DJ Hands


Tyler Andrews

Brian Bresee
Patrick McKelvy
Matt Seaton


2009

The griDJ • The Kitty Bass Big Daddy • The Sorcerer
The Swords of MIDI • Box O' Bouncy Balls


2010

Max MIDI Talk Box • The Thimble-izer
The MIDI Trumpet • The Fanny Pick

2007
The Racket Saber
Drum Pants

2008
The Xenbox • The Octable
The Musical Stick • Red vs. Blue
MusicaI Shoes • The Electronic Baby
The MIDI Tie • One Man Band (v2.0)


Edward Sensorhands
The Digital Washboard
The Virtual Lunga
The Carstrument


The Ubertheremin
The Laserharp
The Robolunga
The Schwinnophone
Nintendarcade


The Four-Wheeled Cello
The M*A*R*T*H*A
The Big-A**Box
The Stringless Guitar



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