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Composer and researcher Robert Hamilton is actively engaged in the composition of contemporary electroacoustic musics as well as the development of interactive musical systems for performance and composition. Mr. Hamilton holds degrees from Stanford University, Dartmouth College, and the Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University with additional studies at Le Centre de Création Musicale de Iannis Xenakis (CCMIX) and L'Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris with the EAMA. He has been the recipient of the Johns Hopkins Technology Fellowship and a First Prize Winner of the Peabody Prix d'Ete competition.
His compositions and published writings are presented regularly at venues around the world such as the MiTo (Torino-Milano) Festival, the International Computer Music Conference (ICMC), the New Interfaces for Musical Expression Conference (NIME), the Audio Engineering Society (AES), CCRMA, SEAMUS, CMMR, Sound in Media Workshop, the SPARK Festival, 3rd Practice Festival, ISMIR, the Dartmouth Electric Rainbow Coalition Festival and the Smithsonian Institute.
Recent works include ECHO::Canyon, for UDKOSC performer, Tele-Harmonium for piano and interactive UDKOSC performer, Dichotomous Harmonies for 1,000 iPhone Leaf Trombones, Dei Due Mondi for 8 Sirikata performers, Triages for six instruments and computer and i have four pictures of you sleeping for violin +- electronics.
Mr. Hamilton is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in Computer-based Music Theory and Acoustics at Stanford University's CCRMA working with Chris Chafe. His research interests include novel platforms for multi-channel electroacoustic composition and performance, procedural music and audio, interactive musical systems, and systems for real-time musical data-exchange, translation and notation display.