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Stephan Moore is an audio artist, sound designer, composer, improviser, teacher, and curator based in Chicago. His creative work manifests as electronic studio compositions, improvisational outbursts, sound installations, scores for collaborative performances, algorithmic compositions, and sound designs for unusual circumstances. Evidence, his long-standing project with Scott Smallwood, has performed widely and released several recordings over the past 15 years. He is the president of Isobel Audio, LLC, and is a member of the American Society for Acoustic Ecology, The Nerve Tank, a canary torsi, Composers Inside Electronics, and the Wingspace Theatrical Collective. He toured for several years as the music coordinator and sound engineer of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company, and has worked with Pauline Oliveros, Anthony McCall, and Animal Collective, among others. He is a lecturer of sound art and sound design in the Department of Radio, Television and Film at Northwestern University.
Stuff I am involved in:
Evidence [electronic music duo with Scott Smallwood]
a canari torsi [performance collective with Yanira Castro]
Isobel Audio [my company that makes Hemisphere speakers, an alternative voice for electronic music]
The MA in Sound Arts and Industries at Northwestern University [where I am teaching]
Volume(n) [improvisation quartet with Shelley Burgon, Maria Chavez, and Suzanne Thorpe]
bumpr [improvisation quartet with Peter Bussigel, Caroline Park, and Tim Rovinelli]
The Nerve Tank [theater collective]
Merce Cunningham Dance Company [my old day job]
Download a current copy of my CV in PDF format.
(last updated February 13, 2017)
stephan [at] oddnoise [dot] com