Special fields: interactive software systems for computer music, programming languages, mobile music, physical interaction design, new performance ensembles (e.g., laptop orchestras and mobile phone orchestras), human-computer interaction, visualization, education at the intersection of computer science and music.
Creator of the ChucK programming language; founding director of the Stanford Laptop Orchestra (SLOrk) and Stanford Mobile Phone Orchestra (MoPhO); Co-founder of mobile music startup Smule; Designer of the iPhone's Ocarina and Magic Piano.
Special fields: musical acoustics, signal processing, physical modeling, spectrum analysis, digital filtering.
Articles in the Computer Music Journal, Journal of New Music Research, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, various IEEE Transactions.
Composer, performer, and media artist.
Studied with Wlodzimierz Kotonski, Jan Ekier, Bronislawa Kawalla, Rand Steiger, Miller Puckette, Roger Reynolds, Brian Ferneyhough, and Joji Yuasa; additional courses with Iannis Xenakis, Louis Andriessen, Tristan Murail, François-Bernard Mâche, and George Lewis.
Selected prizes: UNESCO Film sur l’Art Festival in Paris (1992), VideoArt Festival in Locarno (1993), Manifestation Internationale Vidéo et Art Électronique in Montréal (1994), and International Festival of New Cinema and New Media in Montréal (2000).
Osgood Hooker Professor of Fine Arts, Emeritus. B.M., Wittenberg University, D.M.A., Stanford University, Studies with Nadia Boulanger, Paris, 1959-62. Fields: computer music/composition, auditory/music perception. Patents: The Simulation of Moving Sound Sources, The Synthesis of Complex Audio Spectra by Means of Frequency Modulation. Publications/Recordings: Journal of the Audio Engineering Society, Schott/WERGO.
Special fields: composition, contemporary music performance, musical signal analysis and modeling, computer networks for audio, new instrument design.
Articles published in various technical journals including Journal of New Music Research, Computer Music Journal, Contemporary Music Review, Proceedings of ICMC, IEEE conferences.
Recordings available on compact disc.
Applebaum received his Ph.D. in composition from the University of California at San Diego where he studied principally with Brian Ferneyhough. His solo, chamber, choral, orchestral, operatic, and electroacoustic work has been performed throughout North and South America, Europe, Africa, Australia, and Asia with notable performances at the Darmstadt Sessions.