Bio

Andreas Bergsland holds an associate professor position at the music technology program at Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), where he teaches courses in analytical and aesthetical perspectives on music and technology, music technology history, csound and Ableton Live. His research interests in recent years have included voice in electroacoustic music (PhD entitled "Experiencing voices in Electroacoustic Music" from 2010), live-electronics from a performative perspective, interactive dance and movement-sound interaction for users with and without disabilities. He has also written about history and analysis of electroacoustic music. Bergsland has also been involved in composition and sound design for exhibitions, installations, large scale multi-media events, in addition to doing live-electronics performances and working with computer instrument design for motion capture systems. In addition, he has recently composed several pieces for interactive dance that have been presented in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Austria, Greece, Italy, Canada and the US in collaboration with choreographer Robert Wechsler and others. Together with the MotionComposer team he received a special recognition award in the 2016 Guthman Musical Instrument Competition.

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