Jose A. Montalvo Ph.D.
Contact: 4000 N. Rosewood Dr. Bloomington, IN 47404 812.334.3947 firstname.lastname@example.org
Online Portfolio: www.josemontalvo.net
Innovative educator skilled in building rapport with students and colleagues.
Experienced teacher/administrator at the undergraduate and graduate level.
Proficient in developing effective and innovative curricula.
Substantial training and expertise in web development, e-learning, and other
technical resources and their applications in higher education.
2006-2007 K201 Computers in Business, Kelley School of Business.
2004-2005 Instructor with UITS teaching STEPS workshops: Access, Excel, Photoshop,
CSS, XHTML, Unix, Illustrator, DreamWeaver, Fireworks, others.
2002-04, Indianapolis. Visiting Assistant Professor at the School of Library and
Computer-based Information Tools
Design of Information Systems
Evaluation of Information Systems
Human Computer Interaction
Computer Programming for Information Management
User-Centered Database Design
Graphical User Interface Development for Information Management
Music content for Multimedia and the Internet
Digital Audio Information
2000-2001 Bloomington. Adjunct Lecturer at the School of Library and Information
Computer-based Information Tools
2000-2001 College of Arts and Sciences, Latino Studies Program:
Latinos on the Internet
1992 Teaching Assistant Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics,
1993 Staff member CCRMA Summer Course
1995 Guest Lecturer at Music Department
Contemporary Latin American Music
Universidad de América, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Fall 1992, Fall 1994.
Music Media Development
University of Puerto Rico, Cayey Campus. 1989-93
Theory and Solfege
University of Puerto Rico, Graduate School of Architecture. Fall1993.
Puerto Rican Culture and Identity.
Database design and development for the Continuing Studies Division, IU Bloomington
Workshop instructor and developer with ITTraining, UITS Bloomington
Indiana University, Bloomington. Master of Information Science, School of Library and
Information Science, May 2002.
Main areas of study: Multimedia production; Java Interface Design; Search Engines;
Usability Testing; Website Design.
New York University, 1992, Phd, Music Composition.
Dissertation: "Héctor Campos Parsi, His Life and Music" 1991.
A biographical study of the distinguished Puerto Rican composer, with technical
analysis of selected works.
Indiana University, Bloomington. Master of Arts, Music Composition, 1979.
Thesis: "Canto para la América Sufrida" for string orchestra and percussion quintet.
(Premiered by the Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra in October 1979)
Indiana University, Bloomington. Bachelor of Arts, Music. 1977.
Indiana University, School of Music, 1999-00. Composition and Theory with Sven-David
Stanford University,1992-96 Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics,
1995-96. Computer music, new interfaces, music and graphics on the internet,
InfoMed: Java Applet for bilingual medical information searches
JNightingale: Application for rendering musical scores in Western classical notation
over the internet.
Clickless GUI: A new way of developing interfaces.
Point and Write: text and email communication interface for patients with severe
articulation disability and limited movement.
MonkeyChunks: A game to teach children the alphabet and to read and write short
words and simple sentences.
Selected Presentations and Lectures
11/6/95- "African influences on Caribbean dance forms" at the Afro-Caribbean Dance
class at Stanford University.
11/20/95- "Danza, Danzón, and Mexican Danza" at the Lupe–os Society of San José.
1/31/96- "The push for statehood in Puerto Rico and the 1996 elections." at the Latin
American Studies Center, Stanford University.
2/29/96- "Puerto Rico's economic development in the last fifty years." Fireside
Development Chat, Students of the Stanford Business School.
3/12/96- "Twentieth Century music of Puerto Rico" at the Latin American Studies Center
at UC Berkeley.
Selected Performances – Original Compositions
January 1993, Paisaje Resonante, electronic works, Instituto de Cultura de Puerto Rico
April 1993, Paisaje Resonante, electronic works, UPR Cayey campus
March 1994, New Electronic Works, Centro de Bellas Artes
April 1994, Tres Tiempos de Fuego, electronic ballet score (commissioned by Gradissa
and Rafael Trelles) for Ballet Concierto's Choreographer's Festival
February 1995, Mito Caribe by the Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra (commissioned by
May 1996, Constellation, for Radio Baton and Electric Violin, with Karen Bentley, at the
New Guinea Sculpture Garden at Stanford University.
July 1996, Constellation, with Chris Chafe on the electric cello, at the CCRMA Summer
1999, Violin solo suite Mito Caribe Solo.
2000, Verde Luz for solo Harp.
2001, Sandstom’s Travels for violin, cello, harpsichord and flute.
2004, Mysterium for full orchestra, Premiere by the Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra.
1982 Federal Court certification as Spanish/English Interpreter
1983 State of California Court Interpreter certification
2004 U.S. Department of State certification as Spanish/English Interpreter
Windows Office Specialist: Word 2003
Windows Office Specialist: PowerPoint 2003
Windows Office Specialist: Excel 2003
Selected Commissions, Grants and Awards
1978 Minority Student Grant, Indiana University
1983 Commission to compose a work for orchestra, Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra,
1985 Commission to compose a work for orchestra, Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra,
1990 Pi Kappa Lamba, National Music Honor Society
1992 Rockefeller Grant, CCRMA, Stanford University
1993 Commission to compose a work for orchestra, Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra,
1993 Rockefeller Grant, CCRMA, Stanford University
1994 Commission for an electronic ballet score, Trelles Foundation, (Tres Tiempos de
1995 Rockefeller Grant, CCRMA, Stanford University
1995-96 Visiting Scholar CCRMA
1995-96 Visiting Scholar at the Center for Latin American Studies
1996 Distinguished Artist Award, Institute of Puerto Rican Culture
1999-2000 School of Library and Information Science Scholarship
1999-2000 Graduate Assistantship with Rob Kling
2001-02 Chancellor’s Scholar, SLIS, Indiana University
HTML, CSS, Photoshop, Director, Flash, Java, Unix, Perl, MacintoshOS, Windows, Excel,
Access, Jbuilder6, CodeWarrior, Finale, many others.
Music Links search page in Perl:
Java applets pages :
WWW 2009, W3C International Conference on the Internet and Web Technologies,
ICIS 2008 International Conference on Computer and Information Science, Portland,
International Society for Music Information Retrieval, IRCAM, Paris, France, October
2002, panelist with the OMRAS Project.
Joint Commission on Digital Libraries, Portland, Oregon, July 2002
International Society for Music Information Retrieval, Bloomington, Indiana, October,
A MIDI track for Music IR Evaluation, MIR/MDL Evaluation Project White Paper Collection,
July 2002, JCDL. Reprinted in the proceedings of the conference of the International Society
for Music Information Retrieval, Paris, 2002
Association of Computing Machinery