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John Chowning

Professor, Emeritus
Area(s) of Expertise
Degrees / Education
D.M.A., Stanford University
B.M., Wittenberg University

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. Grants/Awards: artist-in-residence, Kunstlerprogramm des Deutschen Akademischen Austauschdiensts, Berlin, 1974; invited composer/researcher IRCAM, Paris, 1978, 1985; Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1988; Honorary Doctor of Music, Wittenberg University, 1990; Diplome d’Officier dans l’Ordre des Arts et Lettres, French Ministre de la Culture, 1995; Doctorat Honoris Causa, Université de la Méditerranée, Marseille, 2002.