Monthly: September 2014

Grant Awarded for Sonic Architecture Research Between Venice and Virginia

Composer, Matthew Burtner and Architect, Anselmo Canfora were awarded  a $30,000 research grant for their project, “Sound Cast of San Giorgio Maggiore
: Expressions in Sonic Architecture from Palladio and Jefferson”. The Grant was Presented by the Vice Provost for the Arts at the University of Virginia. The team traveled to Venice to make recordings at select sites.  Sketches […]

“Auksalaq” receives American Prize Special Judges Citation

The multimedia opera Auksalaq by composer MATTHEW BURTNER and media artist SCOTT DEAL has received a Special Judges’ Citation from The American Prize 2014, in the professional theater works division, for “Extraordinary Use of Technology to Expand the Boundaries of Performance”. “Auksalaq” was selected from works reviewed this summer from all across the United States. […]

Composer Residencies at the University of Michigan and Duke University

This fall Matthew Burtner will be Composer in Residence at the University of Michigan and Duke University. As part of the residencies he will perform a recital in Ann Arbor on 11/22/14 featuring music of his graduate students. He will also present a new talk called “1994-2014: 20 Years of Computer Noise in Retrospect” in […]