Graphic Score / Found Sound Workshop
“A demonstration and exchange of ideas on creative scoring and improvisation using graphic scores, found sound and external operations.”
20 minute presentation on Ben Miller's past:
Influences: Syd Barrett, Arnold Schoenberg, John Cage, Karlheinz Stockhausen.
Genres: psych-rock, spontaneous improvisation, punk rock, performance art, use of interval rows, sound art. Presentation includes playing several recorded excerpts of what Ben has done from the early 1970s to present.
1hour 15 minute hands-on workshop using Graphic Scores with Found Sound (leaf maracas, paper/plastic bags, homemade instruments) and external operations (dice, stopwatch).
· Students learn, perform and record Sound using Found Sound via simple Graphic Scores
· Students record found sound onto various lo-budget Tape Decks and a Casio SK1 8-bit sampler
· Students create, perform and record a collaborative Graphic Score using live sound and music concrete.
Admission: $5-10 donation