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					G. Douglas Barrett, Ph.D.

Curriculum Vitae

Website: http://gdouglasbarrett.com
Email: gdouglasbarrett@gmail.com
Phone: +01 617 372 0737
Born Augusta, Georgia, September 11, 1981

Education

State University of New York at Buffalo • 2006 – 2010, Ph.D.

Universität der Künste Berlin • 2009 – 2010 DAAD Research Grant

California Institute of the Arts • 2004 – 2006, MFA

Berklee College of Music • 2001 – 2004, BM

Publications
 †Peer reviewed; *Commissioned

†*Barrett, G. Douglas. “The Silent Network: The Music of Wandelweiser,” in Contemporary Music Review special
          issue, “Wandelweiser.” 30:5, January, 2012. Edinburgh, 2012.
*Barrett, G. Douglas. “Echoes of Narcissus: Erin Gee’s Voice of Echo at Contrary Projects.” Echo Made Proximate.
          Exhibition Catalogue Essay. May, 2011. Contrary Projects. Regina, SK, 2011
*Barrett, G. Douglas. “A Text Score Manifesto.” Word Events: Perspectives on Verbal Notation. John Lely and
          James Saunders (Eds.). New York: Continuum, 2011.
*Barrett, G. Douglas. “Translating Innova: The New Opera Work of Object Collection.” New Music Box.
          NewMusicBox.org. URL: <http://newmusicbox.org/article.nmbx?id=6870>. April 13, 2011.
*Barrett, G. Douglas. “The Impossible Image: The Photographic Worlds of Ruud van Empel.”
          Ruud van Empel – Worlds. Exhibition Catalogue. April 6, 2011. New York: Stux Gallery, 2011.
†*Barrett, G. Douglas, M. Winter. “LiveScore: Real-Time Notation in the Music of Harris Wulfson,” in Contemporary
          Music Review special issue, “Virtual Scores and Realtime Playing.” 29: 1, August, 2010. Edinburgh, 2010.
*Barrett, G. Douglas. “Window Piece: Seeing and Hearing the Music of Peter Ablinger.” HIS Voice, a magazine for
          other music. March, 2010. Prague, 2010.
†Barrett, G. Douglas. “Between Noise and Language: The Sound Installations and Music of Peter Ablinger.”
          Mosaic, a journal for the interdisciplinary study of literature. December 2009, Volume 42, No. 4.
          December, 2009. Winnipeg, 2009.
†Barrett, G. Douglas, Francesco Gagliardi. Performing the City: An Urban Performance Workshop. International
          Computer Music Conference (ICMC 08), 24 August 2008. Belfast, 2008.
†Barrett, G. Douglas. Spectore: Generating Notated Music Using Spectra as Structural Materials. Society for
          Electro-Acoustic Music (SEAMUS) 2008 National Conference, 3 April 2008. Salt Lake City, 2008.
†Barrett, G. Douglas, Michael Winter, and Harris Wulfson. Automatic Notation Generators. International Computer
          Music Conference (ICMC 07), 27 August 2007. Copenhagen, 2007. Also published as: †Wulfson, Harris, G.
          Douglas Barrett, and Michael Winter. Automatic Notation Generators. New Interfaces for Musical Expression,
          6 June 2007, New York University. New York, 2007.

Conferences, Invited Lectures, Presentations

Re-thinking Music of Today, April 6-8, 2011. Université de Paris-Est Marne-La-Vallée, Paris, France.
          Paper Presentation: “Postconceptual Music,” April 8, 2011. Paris, France
“A Few Transcriptions, A Place or Two, Some Recordings,” Neutral Ground, April 24, 2010. Regina, Saskatchewan.
          Evening-length Curated Concert Performance and Artist Talk.
Biennial Symposium for Arts and Technology, March 6, 2010. Connecticut College, New London, Connecticut.
          Paper Presentation: “The Interdisciplinary Performances of the Maulwerker Ensemble”
“Listening to Language: Text Scores, Recording Technology and Experimental Music,” January 18, 2010. Sound
          Studies – Akustische Kommunikation. Sound Studies Lecture Series. Universität der Künste Berlin.
De Uitwerking I: ‘A few silence’, November 13, 2009. Performance of A Few Silence and round-table discussion led
          by Bas Geerts and Vincent Gerven Oei. Theater Perdu. Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Nothing New? Understanding Newness in Medieval and Contemporary Music, April 25, 2009. University of
          Huddersfield. Huddersfield, UK. Music Performance: Derivation X.
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Conferences, Invited Lectures, Presentations (cont.)

S.E.M. Ensemble’s Reading of New Compositions Workshop, Feb.15, 2007, Feb. 14, 2008, Feb. 11, 2009. Willow Place
          Auditorium. Brooklyn, New York. Music Performances: Derivation V., Derivation VIII., Derivation XIII b.
International Computer Music Conference (ICMC 08 Belfast, Ireland), August 24, 2008, Belfast, Northern Ireland.
          Paper Presentation: Performing the City: An Urban Performance Workshop
Society for Electro-Acoustic Music (SEAMUS) 2008 National Conference, April 3, 2008, Salt Lake City, Utah
          Paper Presentation: Spectore: Generating Notated Music Using Spectra as Structural Materials
18th Annual Pacific Northwest Music Graduate Students Conference, January 11, 2008, Seattle, Washington.
          Lecture-Recital: Documenting the Present
International Computer Music Conference (ICMC 07 Copenhagen, Denmark), August 27, 2007,
          Copenhagen, Denmark. Paper Presentation: Automatic Notation Generators
New Interfaces For Musical Expression Conference (NIME 07 New York), June 6-10, 2007, New York, NY.
          Poster Presentation: Automatic Notation Generators
Society of Automatic Music Notators (SAMN) Forum and Performance. September 18, 2006. CiNE Studio Space,
          New York, NY. Music Performance: Derivation IV.
CalArts Faculty Board Meeting, April 26, 2006. California Institute of the Arts. Valencia, CA.
          Presentation: Locative Media, Music and Sound
Programming Digital Media Class, February 26, 2006. Machine Project Gallery. Los Angeles, CA.
          Lecture: Procedural Music Composition and Engraving

Awards, Grants

DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Research Grant to Berlin • October 1, 2009 – February 1, 2010
Presidential Fellowship Award, State University of New York at Buffalo • 2006 – 2010
Plainsong and Medieval Society Composition Prize for Derivation X., part of Nothing New? Understanding Newness in
          Medieval and Contemporary Music 2009 conference, Huddersfield, UK.
International Computer Music Association (ICMA) Scholarship • International Computer Music Conference (ICMC 2008),
          August 24, 2008, Belfast, Ireland.

Festivals, Residencies

Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival (HCMF) • November 20 – 29, 2009, Huddersfield, UK
Ostrava Days New Music Festival • August 10 – August 30, 2009, Ostrava, Czech Republic
Atlantic Center for the Arts Associate Artist Residency Session with Alvin Lucier. Atlantic Center for the Arts at
          Harris House. May 18 – June 7, 2009. New Smyrna Beach, Florida.
June in Buffalo 2008, “Music and Computers.” SUNY at Buffalo Music Department. June 6-12, 2008. Buffalo, NY
Visiones Sonoras 2007 New Technologies International Music Festival. National Center for the Arts (CENART,
          Mexico City). Mexican Center for Music and Sonic Arts (Morelia). November 20 – 29, 2007.
Ostrava Days New Music Festival • August 13 – September 2, 2007, Ostrava, Czech Republic
Wandelweiser Festspiel • July 8 – July 28, 2007, Düsseldorf, Germany
CEAIT Festival of Electronic Music and Media at REDCAT, January 30, 2005. REDCAT, Los Angeles, CA

Recent Performances, Exhibitions

INSTITUTION/AUDIENCE/4'33"/TWITTER MIRROR • ArtCards Artist Conversations. Invisible Dog.
          July 20, 2011. Brooklyn, NY
Head Music • Tomomi Adachi, Ensemble for Experimental Music and Theater. Esorabako Gallery.
          July 10, 2011. Tokyo, Japan
Instead of… • Performance/video work. Presented at Stux Gallery. Thursday, February 17, 2011. New York, NY
Violin Tuned D.E.E.D. • Performance/video installation work in “Non-Cochlear Sound,” a group exhibition curated by Seth
          Kim-Cohen. Diapason Gallery. October, 2010. Brooklyn, NY
A Few Street Pieces • Michael Straus. Oslo Opera House. Performance to be broadcast as part of the Future Places Festival,
          Porto, Portugal. September, 13, 2010. Oslo, Norway.
A Few Silence • Manfred Werder. Galerie Mark Müller. July 5, 2010. Zürich, Switzerland.
A Few Silence • Nomi Epstein, Jason Brogan, Patrick Liddell and Lee Weisert. Old Town School of Folk Music.
          May 23, 2010. Chicago, IL
Place Feed-forward (Neue Nationalgalerie Berlin) • Architectures of Sound. David Kant, curator. The Bridge Progressive
          Arts Initiative. March 21, 2010. Charlottesville, VA
A Few Rooms • Architectures of Sound. David Kant, curator. Issue Project Room. January 13, 2010. Brooklyn, NY




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Recent Performances, Exhibitions (cont.)

Derivation III a,b,c • Philip Thomas. Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival. Novermber 24, 2009. Huddersfield, UK
A Few Silence • Joseph Kudirka, Richard Glover, Scott McLaughlin, Ray Evanoff, Johnny Herbert, Kate Ledger, James
         Saunders, G. Douglas Barrett. HCMF. November 23, 2009. Huddersfield, UK
A Few Silence • Taylan Susam, Lot Meijers, Jesse Broekman, Michael Straus, and G. Douglas Barrett. Theater Perdu.
         November 13, 2009. Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Sixteen Hollywood Silence: I Hollywood and Vine • Janácek Philarmonic Orchestra. Ostrava Days New Music Festival.
         August 20, 2009. Ostrava, Czech Republic.
A Few Voices (or Polyphony I. – III.) and A Few Silence • Francesco Gagliardi. and the. Experimental Performance Series.
         associazione 15febbraio. June 28, 2009. Turin, Italy
A Few Street Pieces and A Few Silence (Amsterdam, May 1, 2009, 12:00) • Michael Straus. dam! Street Performance Project.
         Amsterdam Square. May 1, 2009. Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Derivation X. • Edges Ensemble, Joseph Kudirka, director. Nothing New? Understanding Newness in Medieval and
         Contemporary Music Conference. Univeristy of Huddersfield. April 25, 2009. Huddersfield, UK
Improvisation for Hertzian Rain, Mark Shepard • Mark Shepard, Dan Perlin, Al Laufeld, Craig Shepard, Sean Meehan.
         MIXER: EXPO, Eyebeam. March 6,7, 2009. New York, NY
NOISE Earl Grey • Christine Tavolacci, Christa Graf. UploadDownloadPerform.net Event. The Wulf. March 1, 2009. Los
         Angeles, CA
Derivation XIII b. • Flux Quartet. SEM Ensemble Annual Reading of New Compositions Workshop.
         February 11, 2009. Brooklyn, NY
Two Museum Guard Transcriptions, A Few Silence (Berlin, January 14, 2009, 21:00) • Francesco Galiardi, G. Douglas
         Barrett, Kerstin Fuchs, Johnny Chang, Erik Drescher. Miss Micks. January 14, 2009. Berlin, Germany
Performance Transcription (Two Films About Rome, Gagliardi) • Duo Gagliardi Barrett. Experimental Performance Series.
         The Wulf. December 6, 2008. Los Angeles, CA
Two Voices • Kerstin Fuchs, James Orsher. Experimental Music. Gallery Complice. November 29, 2008. Berlin, Germany
          KLANG IM TURM. NovemberTurmKlang ‘08. Christoph Nicolaus. November 13, 2008. Munich, Germany
DownloadPerformTranscribeUpload • UploadDownloadPerform.net Release Party. The Wulf. October 24, 2008.
         Los Angeles, CA
NOISE Grüner Tee Eis • Ontological-Hysteric Incubator SINTESI/DOGPILE Festival. Ontological-Hysteric Theater.
         October 3, 2008. New York, NY
A Few Silence (Long Beach, September 20, 2008, 8PM) • SoundWalk 2008 Festival. East Village Arts district.
         September 20, 2008. Long Beach, CA
Three Voices • Orin Hildestad, Christa Graf, Christine Tavolacci. The Wulf. September 19, 2008. Los Angeles, CA
SILENCE Currywurst • Johnny Chang. The Microscore Project. ARTSaha! 2008. Strauss Performing Arts Center.
         September 11, 2008. Omaha, Nebraska. Johnny Chang • The Wulf. September 1, 2008. Los Angeles, CA
A Few Silence (Belfast, August 25, 2008, 3:30PM) • G. Douglas Barrett, Francesco Gagliardi. Performing the City: An
         Urban Performance Workshop. International Computer Music Conference “ROOTS/ROUTES,” Belfast, 2008.
         August 25, 2008. Belfast, Northern Ireland
Brian Song (or 114 Elmwood Ave., towards the end of November) • Kerstin Fuchs Miss Micks. July 22, 2008.
         Berlin, Germany
Derivation XII. • Devin Maxwell, Aaron Meicht, Quentin Tolimieri. Rattlestick Listen/Space Mini-Festival. Listen/Space.
         July 18, 2008. Brooklyn, NY
Derivation XI. • Katie Porter, James Moore, Kevin Farrell, Devin Maxwell. Rattlestick Listen/Space Mini-Festival.
         Rattlestick Playwrights Theater. July 16, 2008. New York, NY
Derivation X. • Ensemble SurPlus. June in Buffalo Festival. “Music and Computers.” Center for 21st Century Music. SUNY
         at Buffalo. June 6, 2008. Buffalo, NY
Brian Song (or 114 Elmwood Ave., towards the end of November) • Kerstin Fuchs.
         Ontological-Hysteric Incubator, Experimental Music Series. April 6, 2008. New York, NY
Transplanting, 06.11.07-06.16.07 • April Guthrie and Cassia Streb. Solstice Concert Series. Armory Center for the Arts.
         February 29, 2008. Pasadena, CA
SILENCE Currywurst • Johnny Chang. The Microscore Project. Wine Cellar. February 20, 2008. Auckland, New Zealand
Derivation VIII. for chamber ensemble • S.E.M Ensemble, Petr Kotik, cond. Annual Reading of New Compositions
         Workshop. February 14, 2008. Brooklyn, NY
A Few Silence (Seattle, 8 PM, 01.11.08) • Jake Cohen, Brad Osborn, G. Douglas Barrett. 18th Annual Pacific
         Northwest Music Graduate Students Conference. January 11, 2008. Seattle, WA
A Few Silence (Morelia, November 26, 2007, 9:40 PM) • Convolution Brothers. Visiones Sonoras Festival. Mexican
         Center for Music and Sonic Arts (CMMAS). November 26, 2007. Morelia, Michoacan, Mexico
A Few Silence (Big Orbit, 11.09.07, 9PM) • Francesco Gagliardi, Lindsey L. Lodhie, G. Douglas Barrett. Works in
          Translation. Big Orbit Gallery. November 9, 2007. Buffalo, NY




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Recent Performances, Exhibitions (cont.)

harm___ • James Orsher. Boredom and Danger Concert Series. University of California, Santa Barbara Music Bowl.
           October 30, 2007. Santa Barbara, CA
Surfaces (I-IV) • Sonar Streich Quartett. Ostrava Days New Music Festival. August 29, 2007, Ostrava, Czech Republic
Piano IV. • Mark So. Wandelweiser Festspiel. July 30, 2007, Düsseldorf, Germany
Derivation VII. • Tobias Liebezeit. Wandelweiser Festspiel. July 28, 2007, Düsseldorf, Germany
Derivation V. for chamber orchestra • S.E.M Ensemble, Petr Kotik, cond. Annual Reading of New Compositions
           Workshop. February 15, 2007. Brooklyn, NY
Guitar I. for guitar • Seth Josel. November 16, 2006. Buffalo, NY
Backyard [Music] Vol - IV. (or Derivation IV.) • SAMN Ensemble. CiNE Space, September 18, 2006. New York, NY
Terrain: Hollywood and Vine interactive installation • Integrated Media Show. May 12, 2006. Valencia, CA
Terrain II: A Suburban Soundmap installation • Integrated Media Show. May 10, 2005. Valencia, CA
Flux: En Route for flute and computer • Wayla Chambo. CEAIT Festival. January 28, 2005. Los Angeles, CA

Curation

Upendings, Derisions, Transcriptions • A program of citations, cover versions, violations, (non-)realizations, and
         re-imaginings of/by G. Douglas Barrett, Rozalinda Borcila, John Cage, Philip Corner, Chris Cuellar, Dan
         Graham, Jimi Hendrix, Hana van der Kolk, and Adam Overton. Presents Gallery, Brooklyn. January 22, 2011
A Few Silence, A Place or Two, Some Applause. An evening-length program of performance works which considers the
         concert situation as technologically mediated site for embodied, social and institutionalized listening.
         Incubator Arts Project, New York, August 20, 2010.
A Few Transcriptions, A Place or Two, Some Recordings • Neutral Ground, April 24, 2010. Regina, Saskatchewan.
Works in Translation with Lindsey Lodhie and Francesco Gagliardi. Big Orbit Gallery, Buffalo. November 9, 2007.
         Squeaky Wheel, Buffalo. July 11, 2009.
Experimental Performance Series with Kerstin Fuchs and Francesco Gagliardi • The Wulf. December 6, 2008, Los
         Angeles. Miss Micks, Berlin. January 14, 2009.
Performing the City: An Urban Performance Workshop • Queens Univeristy, Belfast. August 25-27, 2008.

Teaching Experience

Pratt Institute Department of Digital Arts • Adjunct Faculty. 2011 — Present.
           Course: Sound for the Digital Arts
           History, theory, and practice of sound in digital, interactive, and media arts.
SUNY at Buffalo Music Department • Teaching Assistant. 2006 — 2009.
           Course: A History of Music and Machines
           Electronic Music, Computer Music, Algorithmic Music, New Media

Major Software Projects

Spectmore, 2006—2009 • A Python-based object-oriented library designed for automatic transcription of sound files
          using spectral analysis. Outputs MusicXML documents.
Spectore, 2005 • A software tool for automatic music notation of algorithmic processes involving spectral analysis.
          Outputs Postscript files containing music notation.
Flux: En Route Software, 2004 • Max/MSP environment designed for Flux: En Route for Flute and computer. Includes
          real-time performer control of granular synthesis, sound-file playback, and DSP effects.

References

Peter Ablinger, Composer                                       Cort Lippe, Associate Professor
Schönwalder Str. 29                                            Composition, Director Lejaren Hiller Computer Music
D-14050 Berlin, Germany                                        Studios
+49 30 492 60 68                                               Music Department, SUNY at Buffalo
                                                               Buffalo, New York 14260
Michael Pisaro, Co-Chair                                       (716) 645-2765 (ext.1292)
Music Composition/Experimental Sound Practices
California Institute of the Arts
24700 McBean Parkway
Valencia, CA 91355-2397
(661) 255-1050 (ext. 2542)



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