Digital Music Automation and Synthesis Event

Digital Music Automation and Synthesis Event

All Day Music Synthesis Event

  • Synthesis / Synthesizer Competition
  • Artificial Consciousness Machines Band Live Performance
    • 8 pm
  • Swap Meet – Buy, Sell, Trade, Win!
  • Free Admission
  • Free Parking
  • Food Truck Available

Symposium Event Schedule

  • Intro to MuseScore: Julie Swango
    • 10 am – 11 am
  • Dave Smith (Creator of MIDI)
    • 11 am – 12 pm
  • Arpeggiation with MOIF: Cameron Hughes
    • 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
  • Dr. Roger Dannenberg (Creator of Audacity)
    • 1:40 pm – 2:40 pm
  • Panel: Will AI Replace Musicians?
    • 3pm – 4:30 pm

Music Automation and Synthesis Symposium

Presented By: Northeast Ohio Association for Computing Machinery (NEOACM)

Guest Speaker Dr. Roger Dannenberg

  • Professor of Computer Science, Art, and Music at Carnegie Mellon University
  • Creator of Audacity
  • Discuss Applications of Machine Learning to Music

Roger Dannenburg will describe the origins and future of Audacity and talk about other projects, including various projects to integrate computers into live performance, and applications of machine learning to music.

Guest Speaker Dave Smith (via Skype)

  • Engineer, Computer Scientist, Pioneer of Music Technologies
  • Creator of MIDI
  • Developer of 1st Commercial Musical Instrument with Embedded Microprocessor

The moderator (Steve Taraszewski) will ask him questions then open it up to the attendees for a Q&A.

Panel Discussion

Will the New Artificial Intelligence and Digital Music Automation Help, Hurt, or Hinder Artists?

Takes place 11 am – 12 pm with Cameron Hughes as the moderator.

Panelists Include:

  • Bozhidar Bozhanov
    • Creator of Computoser
  • Jack Ciarniello
    • of Take Note Productions
  • Roger Dannenberg
    • Creator of Audacity

Tech Talk: Julie Swango – Introduction to MuseScore

MuseScore is a free composition and notation software. This tech talk will consist of a three main components:

  • product overview
  • product customization
  • music transcription demo

Tech Talk: Cameron Hughes

Subtractive Synthesis and Arpeggiation with the MOTIF

When is this Event?

Saturday, September 22, 2018

10 am – 9 pm

Where is this Event?

Metroplex Expo Center (MAP)

1620 Motor Inn Dr.

Girard, OH 44420

The event is free and open to the public.

The Announcements and Giveaways will take place at the end of the Symposium between 4:45 pm and 5 pm. The event lasts through 9 pm.

Please click the following links for more details or questions regarding the event.

All Day Music Synthesis Event
All Day Music Synthesis Event


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