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France-Berkeley Exchange Program continues for 2008-2009

An exchange program for graduate student composers from UC Berkeley and France will continue for the upcoming academic year. [|Evelyn Ficarra], a student in the graduate program in composition in the Department of Music at UC Berkeley, will be in residence in Nice, France from October through December of 2008. A French student composer will be coming to UC Berkeley in the spring of 2009.


Welcome to the CNMAT web site!

Our online presence features continually evolving content with opportunities for user interaction and contributions including:
[cnmat:about|About] – an overview of CNMAT, including directions to our facility and ways to get involved with our programs;
[cnmat:calendar|Events] – upcoming concerts, lectures, workshops, etc.;
[cnmat:research|Research] – gateway to CNMAT research projects and publications;
[cnmat:mic|Education > Music Information Center] -- a gateway to content related to electronic music, computer music, and contemporary music;


CNMAT celebrates 20 years!

On July 1, 2009 CNMAT observed its 20th anniversary. We'll be announcing special events to commemorate the occasion, reflect on our history, and invite our local, national and international communities to be part of CNMAT's next twenty years.


Announcing the CNMAT Summer 2010 Workshops: Max/MSP/Jitter

CNMAT presents a series of summer workshops for students, artists, musicians and anyone interested in learning new software. This year we have completely redesigned our popular beginners and advanced courses to be more immersive. We will also be offering our week-long Jitter course, plus a redesigned workshop for developers wishing to learn how to code Max/MSP externals in C.


CNMAT Website Passwords

For security reasons, all CNMAT username passwords have been reset. To set a new password for your CNMAT username, follow the link on the lefthand side titled “Request a new password”. You will be prompted to type your email address and fill in a Captcha code. Hit the link in your email, and you can reset your password.


CNMAT presents our intensive and immersive summer workshops

Max/MSP/Jitter Day+Night School: July 23-27, 2012, 10AM-9PM
- This intensive week of hands-on classes covers a wide variety of topics related to Max/MSP programming and will make use of the latest features of Max 6.

Jitter Night School: July 30-August 3, 2012, 6-9 PM
- Jitter is an extension to Max that allows flexible generation and manipulation of video, matrix, and 3D graphics data


NY Times Showcases Eco Ensemble Concert

The Eco Ensemble Concert Series received some well deserved attention from the New York Times in January. Journalist Kevin Berger attended one of the final rehearsals for the January 21st concert and shares his views on this far-reaching musical experience:


Lily Chen winner of !BAMM! Student Composers Competition

Hypochondriasis for solo chin and live electronics

With technical support from CNMAT Music Systems Designer, Jeff Lubow.

The !BAMM! Student Composers Competition at Composers, Inc. is dedicated to encouraging the music of Bay Area student composers and presenting it in a prominent concert forum.


Claudia Hart: Inside the Flower Matrix

Including a multi-channel sound installation by Edmund Campion

With technical support from CNMAT Music Systems Designer, Jeff Lubow

March 7-April 14, 2017

Natalie and James Thompson Art Gallery

Department of Art and Art History

San José State University



Stanford Composers Present

As part of the on-going exchange between student composers at Stanford and CAL, CNMAT and graduate composers at Berkeley hosted a luncheon, and included the Mivos Quartet who are currently in residence with Department of Music.


BCDI and 158A/B

CNMAT and the Department of Music are excited to have their two new cornerstone courses in Music and Technology included in the new BCDI!   The two new courses, Music 158A (Sound and Music Computing with CNMAT Technologies) and Music 158B (Situated Instrument Design for Musical Expression), were developed with grant support from the Digital Humanities at Berkeley.  The new course development grants provided the opportunity for CNMAT to further integrate its 25-year legacy of research and digital tool development into the life of the University.  



Assistant Professor - Music Technology – Department of Music

NOTE: The deadline for accepting applications for this position was November 27, 2017.  The position is closed for applications.

The Department of Music at the University of California, Berkeley, invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the areas of Music and Technology, with an expected start date of July 1, 2018.