Professional Interests: Composition; electronic music for solo performers, computer network bands, and instrumental ensembles; alternative tuning systems; electroacoustic instrument constructionCurriculum Vitae
At Mills Since 2005
John Bischoff (b. 1949) is an early pioneer of live computer music. He is known for his solo constructions in real-time synthesis as well as his development of computer network music. He has performed in Europe at the Festival d'Automne in Paris, Akademie der Künste in Berlin, and STEIM in Amsterdam among other places. He is a founding member of the League of Automatic Music Composers, the world's first computer network band, and co-authored an article on the League's music that appears in "Foundations of Computer Music" (MIT Press 1985). He is also a founding member of the network band the Hub. In 1999 he received a $25,000 award from the Foundation for Contemporary Arts in New York. Recordings of his work are available on Lovely Music, Tzadik, 23Five, Centaur, and Artifact Recordings. As a member of the Hub, he was awarded a GigaHertz Prize for life-time achievement in electronic music in 2018 by ZKM in Karlsruhe, Germany.
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