James C Fei

James Fei
Professor, Music Department and Art and Technology Program
Music 231

Professional Interests: Composition, improvisation, sound installation, live electronic music, recording, intermedia

Curriculum Vitae


At Mills Since 2006


James Fei (b. Taipei, Taiwan) moved to the US in 1992 to study electrical engineering. He has since been active as a composer and performer on saxophones and live electronics. Works by Fei have been performed by the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra of the S.E.M. Ensemble, Bang on a Can All-Stars, MATA Micro Orchestra and Noord-Hollands Philharmonisch Orkest. Recordings can be found on Leo Records, Improvised Music from Japan, CRI, Krabbesholm and Organized Sound.


  • MA, Wesleyan University

Faculty Office Hours, Spring 2019

Days Times Room
M 3:00 pm–4:00 pm Music 231

Spring 2021 Schedule

Day Time Course Title Room
  Senior Portfolio and Exhibit.
TR4:00 pm-5:50 pmAdvanced Electronic ArtsRC 133
TR1:00 pm-2:40 pmSound ArtRC 133
  Thesis for Master's Degree

Courses Taught

  • IART 119: Electronic Arts
  • IART 120: Advanced Electronic Arts
  • IART 192: Senior Portfolio and Exhibition
  • IART 219: Electronic Arts
  • IART 220: Advanced Electronic Arts
  • MUS 001: Exploring Music: Performance, Creation, and Cultural Practice
  • MUS 160: Practicum
  • MUS 164: Advanced Audio Recording
  • MUS 165: Sound Art
  • MUS 250: Thesis for the Master's Degree
  • MUS 260: Practicum
  • MUS 264: Advanced Audio Recording