CSE 464
206-543-6274
brucehcs.washington.edu
Computer Science Education
Areas of interest: 

Digital audio and synthesis, digital photography

Musical Compositions

SWARMS, for 20 autonomous music generators in PD, 2007
The FLOCK, for 30 autonomous cooperative music generators, 2003-2006
Mindsong 1981 9 minutes 4-channel computer-produced sound (Play MP3 Excerpt) 3:07
Untitled 1978 6 minutes 4-channel computer-produced sound (Play MP3) 5:59
Synaesthesium I 1978 8 minutes 4-channel computer-produced sound (Play MP3) 7:19
Theatre Music: “The Splendor and Death of Joaquin Murieta” by Pablo Neruda 68 minutes six-channel electronic and concrete sounds, narrator, solo singers and chorus Performed May 1977 

Multimedium 1974 revised 1978 41 minutes for electronic and musique concrete four-channel sounds and 1100 visual projections 

  I. Ode to McLuhan (Play MP3) 7:31  voices by Anna Skidmore and Larry Powell
  II. Museum Music (Play MP3) 6:43
  III. Homage to Berio (Play MP3) 9:35  poem and voice by Ann Dunn
  IV. Da Capo (Play MP3) 11:00  voices by Anna Skidmore and Larry Powell

Mandala 1974 32 minutes abstract color motion picture with sound
Videosphere Sketches 1973 14 minute B&W videotape, electronic music
Intradas I & II 1973 short four-channel electronic fanfares
Voyage 1971 13 minutes color motion picture with electronic music and narrator Produced on a grant from the Indiana Arts Commission
Celebration of the Lifecycle 1969 53 minutes, electronic ballet, produced in May 1969 (Photographs) 28 minute color motion picture version 1970
Three Love Songs 1968 SATB Chorus, poem by Cynthia Davis 
Theatre Music: “Marat-Sade” by Peter Weiss 47 minutes, complete score for the play Instrumental ensemble and singers Performed in 1967
Canzona Africana 1966 Brass & Percussion 11 minutes
Six Motets 1966 SATB Chorus
Six Studies on Haiku Themes 1966 13 minutes chamber orchestra
An Apocalyptic Symphony 1965 Orchestra

Selected Conducting Experience

Guest Conductor, IUSB Philharmonic, Fall, 1981 two performances, October, 1981 Beethoven, Symphony Nr. 3, “The Eroica” Copland, “Appalachian Spring”
Assistant Conductor and Lighting Designer, Verdi, “La Traviata” Indiana University South Bend Opera Theatre, Spring, 1981
Music Director and Conductor, Strauss,“Die Fledermaus”, Michiana Opera Guild, Fall,1979 Touring production across Northern Indiana
Music Director and Conductor, LaPorte Indiana Symphony Orchestra, 1978-1979 season Four concerts
Conductor, “Hello Out There” one-act opera by Jack Beeson, performed by the Midwest Opera Theatre, August, 1978, Lilly Theatre, Indianapolis, Indiana for the National Convention of the Federation of Music Clubs
Assistant Conductor, “Boris Godunov” Indiana University South Bend Opera Theatre, May, 1978 –conducted the May 4, 1978 performance
Guest Conductor, South Bend Symphonic Choir, Fall, 1976
Assistant Conductor, “Rigoletto” Indiana University South Bend Opera Theatre, Spring, 1976