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Tae Hong Park

Keynote Speaker I

Born in Vienna, Austria, Tae Hong Park is a composer, bassist, and music technologist. Park received his Bachelor of Engineering degree in Electronics from Korea University in 1994 and worked in the area of digital communication systems and digital musical keyboards at the LG Central Research Laboratory in Seoul, Korea, from 1994 to 1998.

He also holds degrees from Dartmouth College (M.A.) and Princeton University (M.F.A. and Ph.D.). His current interests primarily lie in the composition of electro-acoustic and acoustic music, signal processing, computer-aided music analysis, cyber-physical systems, soundscapes, and new media studies.

His music has been heard in various locations, including Austria, Brazil, China, Canada, France, Germany, Holland, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, South Korea, Slovenia, Sweden, the UK, and the USA, at venues, conferences, and festivals such as Aether Fest, Bourges, Carnegie Hall, CEAIT, CYNETart, DIEM, EarZoom, EMM, ICMC, klangprojektionen, LACMA, MATA, NWEAMO, NYCEMF, Reflexionen Festival, SICMF, SEAMUS, Sonorities Festival, Spark Festival, Third Practice, and Transparent Tape Music Festival.

His works have been performed by groups and performers such as the Ahn Trio, Argento Ensemble, Brentano String Quartet, California E.A.R. Unit, Ensemble Surplus, Wayne Dumaine, Edward Carroll, Entropy, Kaleidoscope, Zoe Martlew, Nash Ensemble of London, New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, and the Tarab Cello Ensemble. Park served as a board member of SEAMUS, Chief Editor of the Journal SEAMUS, and currently serves as an Editorial Consultant for Computer Music Journal.

He has also served three terms as President of ICMA, chaired the 2006, 2018, and 2019 ICMC, and has served as Chair of ICAD 2013, SID 2015, and Noisegate 2016 conferences. He is the author of "Introduction to DSP: Computer Musically Speaking," published in 2010. After teaching at NYU for more than a decade, he is now an Associate Professor and Chair of the newly formed Department of Music at Purdue University.

Tae Hong Park
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