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LENS is running in Semester 1, 2020 as a course in computer music making and laptop performance. It is open to students in music, art, computer science, and elsewhere around the ANU. You’ll need a permission code to enrol, so check out the info on this course website (including the FAQ) to see and understand what you’re getting yourself in for, then get in touch with Ben Swift (if you want a COMP permission code) or Alec Hunter (if you want a MUSI permission code) to join up.

LENS Semester 1, 2020

Do you want to make music with your computer? Do you want create new kinds of musical instruments? Do you want to be a part of a laptop band? This is the course for you!

In this course you’ll learn fundamental skills of music computing, including digital synthesis, algorithmic composition, and musical interface design through a series of workshops. You’ll put these skills to use creating a computer musical instrument, composition, or interactive media work to present in concert at the end of the course.

This course is open to students in computer science, music, art, and elsewhere at ANU. You should have a strong interest in making music using computers, a willingness to learn new approaches to music and computer programming, and be must be able to attend the weekly workshop session perform at the end-of-semester LENS concert.

Updated:    19 Feb 2020 / Responsible Officer:    Head of School / Page Contact:    Ben Swift / License:    CC BY-NC-SA 4.0