n several recent researches, the scholars investigated and discussed the importance of the expressive gesture in music performance. These expressive gestures affect the music perception of the audience. Sometimes, it can be more informative than sound in the perceiver’s understanding of performer’s expressive intentions. In this piece, visual component will magnitude the performer’s gestures using webcams, and project those gestures to the screen through visual effects manipulated by audio. As a result, audience can understand and enjoy not only musical elements but also the intention of the expressive gestures.
Yemin Oh is a composer who is always looking for fascinating and captivating music. He graduated from Kyung hee University in Seoul with a Bachelor’s degree of Music Composition. At the end of undergraduate days his curiosity of electronic sound was piqued, after he was awarded some prizes in various music competitions. After graduating from Kyung hee University, he attended University of Hartford for a Graduate Professional Diploma of composition, and he got a Master’s degree of Music Technology at Georgia Southern University. Currently he is pursing PhD in Experimental Music & Digital Media at Louisiana State University where he continues the search for fascinating electronic sources of sound for his music. His several works were selected or invited to perform at SEAMUS 2010, 2011 conference, Electronic Music concert 2011 at Stonybrook University, Channel Noise 2011 at Georgia Southern University, NIME 2012, EMM 2012 festival, NIME 2013, and ICMC 2013.
Performer Biographical Sketch
Daniel Heagney is a Washington D.C. native. He completed his undergraduate work at George Mason University, where he received a Bachelor of Music in Percussion Performance. He recently graduated with a Masters of Music degree from Louisiana State University, and is currently continuing his studies at LSU in pursuit of a Doctorate of Musical Arts with a minor in Experimental Music and Digital Media. He has studied percussion with Brett Dietz, Steven Schick, Jim Atwood, Troy Davis, John Kilkenny, and Ken Harbison.
Recently, he gave the world premieres of Brett William Dietz's flute/marimba duo Seven Refrains, and Peter Klatzow's new Six Etudes for solo marimba. The latter of which can be heard on Daniel’s first solo percussion CD, Collision. In the past year he also performed and produced recordings of the percussion works of David Stock, Stanley Leonard and Brett William Dietz.