Daniel Mayer

Austria °1967
affiliation: Institute of Electronic Music and Acoustics Graz

Daniel Mayer (*1967) is a composer with a focus on works including electro-acoustics. He is active in the fields of sound synthesis and generative computer algorithms, where he is developing dedicated software. His music has been performed at numerous international festivals of electronic and contemporary music and was rewarded with the Giga-Hertz production prize for electronic music 2007 at the Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe (ZKM). He studied pure mathematics and philosophy at the University of Graz (MSc, MPhil) and music composition (MA) with Gerd Kühr at the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz, Austria. 2001/02 postgraduate study at the electronic studio of the Music Academy of Basel, Switzerland, with Hanspeter Kyburz. Since 2011 working at the Institute of Electronic Music and Acoustics (IEM) at the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz, from 2011-2014 cooperation within the FWF-funded artistic research project Patterns of Intuition, since October 2016 visiting professor for electro-acoustic composition. From 2014-2017 curatorial work at Kulturzentrum bei den Minoriten, since 2016 together with Gerhard Eckel and Marko Ciciliani for the concert series signalegraz.  https://daniel-mayer.at


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