Fall 2009 Internet2 Member Meeting

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Scott Deal

ORG Indiana University School of Music, IUPUI Title BIO Professor Scott Deal is a member of the IUPUI Music and Arts Technology faculty and Director of the Donald Tavel Arts and Technology Research Center (www.tavelcenter.org). He is well-known as an active performer of new and contemporary music with appearances including venues in Atlanta, Boston, London, Los Angeles, Moscow, and Washington DC. Known to deliver a riveting performance, he has also appeared at the Sub Tropics New Music Festival and May in Miami. He has performed for the College Music Society, Society of Electro-Acoustic Musicians and the Percussive Arts Society. Continually inspired by new and emerging artistic technologies, he is a founding member of ART GRID, an Internet2 telematic performing collective comprised of a multi-disciplinary group of artists and computer specialists. In this capacity he has performed at Supercomputing Global, SIGGRAPH, Chicago Calling, Ingenuity Festival and with groups that include Another Language, Digital Worlds Institute and the Helsinki Computer Orchestra. Dr. Deal was a professor of music at the University of Alaska Fairbanks from 1995 to 2007, where he directed the percussion and music technology activities. Professor Deal is on the faculty of the New England Conservatory Summer Institute for Contemporary Performance Practice. He was previously the Timpanist/Principal Percussionist of the Miami Symphony, and on the faculty of the New World School of the Arts, where in 1994 he was voted teacher of the year. He has served as Principal Percussionist of the Fairbanks Symphony, Timpanist of the Arctic Chamber Orchestra, on the artist faculty for the Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival. He has recorded works on Albany, Centaur, Cold Blue and SCI labels. Dr. Deal is in demand as a writer, lecturer and clinician on music technology and percussion topics; having recently completed a series of articles and video demonstrations on the topic of percussion technology for the 3rd edition of Teaching Percussion by Gary Cook. He holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Miami, a Master of Music degree from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Cameron University. Dr. Deal is a Yamaha Artist, a Black Swamp Percussion Artist, and he endorses Sabian cymbals and Pro-Mark drum sticks. Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis Department of Music and Arts Technology: http://music.iupui.edu/Home.htm

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Collaboration Special Interest Group

Time 10/07/09 07:30AM-08:30AM