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2020 ARCHIVE

28 Jan. 2020

Museum für Gestaltung Zürich

Chaosflöte + A•I•Y•A performances at the Jubiläumsveranstaltung 25 Jahre Datenschutzgesetz im Kanton Zürich.

World premiere of The Many Voices (for Chaosflöte)

28 Feb. 2020 | 17:30 (CET)

Zürcher Hochschule der Künste

Master Recital of Barbara Hidber, composer

Performance of Verzettelt for solo flute

21 Mar. 2021

M4Music Festival

Artificial Intelligence and Creativity | Guest Speaker/Panel Discussion. Moods, Zürich

(cancelled due to COVID-19)

30 May 2020 | 19:30-23:00 (EDT)

Accidental Music Festival

Null-state intercontinental live coding performance: meditation.dystopia

18 Jul. 2020 | 11:40 (EDT)

Network Music Festival

Null-state  intercontinental live coding performance: meditation.dystopia

14 Aug. 2020 | 12:30 (CET)

Wasserkirche Zürich

Solo am Mittag concert series: solo Chaosflöte + A•I•Y•A set

(Cancelled)

2019 ARCHIVE

24 Jan. 2019

YouTube Live

Null-state Intercontinental Live-coding

ONLINE Concert

29 Jan. 2019

YouTube

Launch of Null-state YouTube Live-coding Tutorial Series

4 Mar. 2019

Kino Toni

Guest lecture at the Kein Kino series at Kino Toni: "Building a Performance Practice for Interactive Electronics"

22 Mar. 2019

12 Apr. 2019 | 14:00

Zürcher Hochschule der Künste

Presentation of A•I•Y•A, algorithmic improvisation machine

25 Apr. 2019 | 17:30 (EDT)

Eastern Florida State College

Guest Lecture:

"Fundamentals of Live Audio"

Eastern Florida State College

25-26 May 2019

Zürcher Hochschule der Künste

<<Artificial Dance>> Installation-Performance

Programming/designing interactive sounds for the Abschlussprojekt of Jaira Peyer

12 Jun. 2019 | 19:00 (CET)

ZHdK Konzertsaal II

Concert of Improvisation, ImpoPool of Lucas Niggli

27 Jun. 2019 | 19:00 (CET)

Online

Null-state Intercontinental Live-coding concert on YouTube Live

19 Jul. 2019 | 14:00 (CET)

Immersive Arts Space

Presentation of Chaosflöte and A•I•Y•A, intuitive improvisation machine, for Sony at Immersive Arts Space

22-26 Aug. 2019

Salzburg (AT)

Roche Continents Program, Selected Participant

5-day exchange between scientists and artists, hosted by Roche and the Salzburg Festival

30 Aug. 2019

Museum für Gestaltung Zürich

Design Biennale Zürich

Chaosflöte + A•I•Y•A  (intuitive improvisation machine) world premiere

3 Sep. 2019 | 10:04 (CET)

Swiss Digital Day

Swiss Digital Day | Zürich HB

Chaosflöte + A•I•Y•A  (intuitive improvisation machine) performance

12-13 Oct. 2019 | 20:00-1:00 (CET)

White Pulse Marathon

WHITE PULSE MARATHON Carte Blanche // chaosflöte + AIYA
60 performers. 100 x 3mins. No boredom. High speed.

"A toast to Pheidippides"

6 Nov. 2019 | 10:00 (CET)

Geneva International Film Festival (GIFF)

Chaosflöte presentation at Swiss Interactive Sessions

7 Nov. 2019 | 12:15 (CET)

Zürcher Kantonalbank, Freiraum

Chaosflöte presentation

19 Nov. 2019 | 15:30-16:45 (EST)

University of South Florida School of Music

Guest artist presentation for the University of South Florida Flute Studio, as part of the 2019 Null-state Residency at USF.

20 Nov. 2019 | 19:30-20:30 (EST)

University of South Florida (Tampa, USA)

Null-state concert with chaosflöte and live coding, as part of the 2019 Null-state Residency at Barness Recital Hall.

21 Nov. 2019

University of South Florida Electronic Music Studio

Guest lecture for the University of South Florida composition studio/Real-time Electronics in Composition seminar.

2018 ARCHIVE

19 Jan. 2018 | 19:30

Zürcher Hochschule der Künste

Arc-en-ciel concert of contemporary music at the Zürcher Hochschule der Künste
Werke von György Ligeti und Dozierenden der Zürcher Hochschule der Künste

25 Jan. 2018 | 11:00 (EST)

Eastern Florida State College

Guest artist presentation for students at Eastern Florida State College.

26 Jan. 2018 | 20:00 (EST)

University of Central Florida

Null-state intercontinental live-coding concert and workshop for students at the University of Central Florida.

5 Feb. 2018

Zürcher Hochschule der Künste

World premiere of Chaos Ver. 4 for sensor-augmented Chaosflöte and live visuals/electronics for the ZHdK Academic Advisory Committee
as part of the event "Future of Creative Industries"

21 Feb. 2018

Zürcher Hochschule der Künste

Presentation on new concert formats, as part of the "career preparation" workshops at the Zürcher Hochschule der Künste.

12 Mar. 2018 | 15:00 (EST)

Wayne State University, Michigan

Guest lecture and presentation on chaosflöte and my performance practice

7 Apr. 2018 | 16:00 (EST)

USF New-Music Festival

Performances of works for Chaosflöte: Prelude for an Avenoir (Melody Chua) and Entropic Atelier No. 3 (Benjamin D. Whiting)

22 Apr. 2018 | 17:00 (CET)

Tonhalle Maag

Orchester der Zürcher Hochschule der Künste plays works of Berio, Rachmaninow, Rolf Liebermann, Bernd Alois Zimmermann at Tonhalle Maag.

25 May 2018 | 18:00

Zürcher Hochschule der Künste Konzertsaal I

Uraufführungsabend der Kompositionsklassen

World premiere of Serenspoken (2018) by Melody Chua for fixed media,

+  premiering works by Barbara Hidber and Patricia Meier

28 May 2018 | 19:00 (CET)

Zürcher Hochschule der Künste Orgelsaal, Ebene 7

Podium: Impro pool of Lucas Niggli

12 Jun. 2018 | 19:00 (CEST)

Zürcher Hochschule der Künste, Konzertsaal I

MA Music Performance Abschlusskonzert: an immersive recital of live visuals, Chaosflöte, and unpredictable electronics

Jun. - Sep. 2018

Immersive Arts Space Zürich

Conceptualization and creation of Mirror, MirrOr live interactive dance performance with motion capture.

(as lead developer for interactive sound)

28 Aug. 2018

Eastern Florida State College

U.S. Premiere of Serenspoken for fixed electronics by Melody Chua at Eastern Florida State College.

22 Sep. 2018

ZHdK Highlights Festival

Immersive Arts Space

Mirror, Mirr0r: Interactive Dance Performance with Motion Capture and Live Electronics (as lead sound designer/programmer)

23 Sep. 2018

ZHdK Highlights Festival

World premiere of NEXTION for Chaosflöte and live electronics + interactive visuals for the ZHdK Highlights Festival.

26 Sep. 2018

Eastern Florida State College

Guest Lecturer: Studio Recording Techniques

7 Oct. 2018 | 15:00 (EST)

Grand-Champ Theatre

Full chaosflöte recital at the La Côte Flute Festival

13 October 2018

White Pulse (CH)

World premiere of PUMP, an explosion of many trumps (2018) for Supercollider and TouchOSC.

16 Oct. 2018 | 12:30 (EDT) Lecture | 15:00 Masterclass

Ave Maria University

Guest Artist/Lecturer (Null-state) on electroacoustic music practice and the chaosflöte.

18 Oct. 2018

Leah Nash Radio Show

Leah Nash interviews Null-state on WPRK.

22 Oct. 2018 | 19:30 (EDT)

Terroir007: Digital Juice Hidden Springs Ale Works

Null-state performance:

Part 1: Chaosflöte concert

Part 2: Chaosflöte + live coding improvisation w/ Benjamin D. Whiting

23 Oct 2018 | 16:30 Lecture/Workshop | 19:00 Performance

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Null-state guest artist presentation, workshop, and concert for students of the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.

8 Nov. 2018

Zürcher Hochschule der Künste

Chaosflöte performance for the Swiss Parliament at the Seminar der Kommissionen für Wissenschaft, Bildung und Kultur des National- und Ständerates

Dec. 2018

Online publication

Featured on the Swiss Music Journal Dissonance "Über das Instrument hinaus" written by Thomas Meyer

2017 ARCHIVE

14 Jan. 2017

"Art's Birthday" (Freiburg, DE)

Debut of second alpha-state Chaosflöte HCaos Ver. 2 for sensor-augmented flute, live-processed sound, and live-visuals

Composed and performed by Melody Chua

Production of SWR/E-Werk Freiburg/HfG Karlsruhe 2017

3 Feb. 2017

University of South Florida (Tampa, USA)

Null-State guest artist presentation at the University of South Florida

18 Feb. 2018

Tonhalle, Zürich (CH)

Performance with the ZHdK Symphony Orchestra at Tonhalle Concert Hall, Zürich

27 Feb. 2017

University of Central Florida (USA)

Null-state guest artist presentation at the University of Central Florida with Dr. Benjamin D. Whiting

29 Mar. 2017

Zürcher Hochschule der Künste, Kammermusiksaal I (CH)

Recital: Flute Studio of Matthias Ziegler

2-5 May 2017

Noisefloor Festival (Staffordshire, ENG)

Noisefloor Festival Composition Selection

HCaos Ver. 2 for sensor-augmented flute and live processed sound and live visuals

19 May 2017

Zürcher Hochschule der Künste (CH)

Uraufführungsabend der Master-Kompositionsklassen ZHdK, premiere of Chaos Ver. 2b (HCaos variant) for sensor-augmented flute and live electronics+visuals.

20 May 2017

Accidental Music Festival

Null-state Intercontinental Live-Coding Performance at the Accidental Music Festival 2017 Contemporary Music Marathon.

17 Jun. 2017

ZKM Next Generation Festival 7.0

Live-Electronics Laptop Performance at Center for Art and Media Technology, Karlsruhe (ZKM) Next Generation Festival 7.0

18 + 22 June 2017

Zürcher Hochschule der Künste

Performance at recitals of Tomomi Matsuo, Anna-Barbara Rösch

22 Jun. 2017

New Music USA

Recipient of New Music USA Grant: Nullstate: Chaosflöte - Catalyzing a new body of work for the open-source, sensor-augmented flute

2 Jul. 2017

Melrose Center (Florida, USA)

Guest lecture/presentation: "Aesthetic and Practical Considerations in Electronic Music"

Jul. 2017

Institute for Computer Music and Sound Technology, Zürich

Artist Residency at Immersive Lab at the Institute for Computer Music and Sound Technology, Zürich

3 Aug. 2017 | 19:30 (CET)

Suvretta House | St. Moritz (CH)

Opera Premiere (as flutist): Il segreto di Susanna

5 Sep. 2017

Eastern Florida State College (USA)

Null-state Guest Artist Presentation for EFSC students

5 Sep. 2017

Melrose Center (Florida, USA)

Guest Lecturer at the Melrose Center: Max/Jitter Workshop

6 Sep. 2017

University of Central Florida (USA)

Improvisation workshop for students at the University of Central Florida

6 Sep. 2017

Eastern Florida State College (USA)

Guest Lecturer at Eastern Florida State College

-Recording Techniques

-Logic Pro

5-8 Sep. 2017

Accidental Music Festival (Orlando, Florida, USA)

Null-state gives workshops and masterclasses on electroacoustic composition and the chaosflöte (click here for full calendar of events)

13 Sep. 2017

Digital Festival - Zürich "Creative Wednesdays" (CH)

European premiere of Prelude to an Avenoir for Chaosflöte and live electronics + interactive visuals

18 Sep. 2017

Zürcher Hochschule der Künste (CH)

Performance of Prelude to an Avenoir for Chaosflöte and live electronics + interactive visuals for ZHdK "Insights" event

20 Sep. 2017

ZHdK Highlights Festival (CH)

Performance of Prelude to an Avenoir  and Chaos Ver 2B for Chaosflöte and live electronics + interactive visuals as part of the ZHdK Highlights Festival

8 Nov. 2017 | 19:30

Zürcher Hochschule der Künste (CH)

Arc-en-ciel Contemporary Music Concert as part of Focus Contemporary Zürich West

24 Nov. 2017

Zürcher Hochschule der Künste (CH)

Baroque Flute Masterclass Performance with Rachel Brown, Professor of Baroque Flute at the Royal College of Music

7 Dec. 2017 | 22:20 (CET)

Zürcher Hochschule der Künste | Konzertsaal I (CH)

Lange Nacht: Artikulationen in der zeitgenössischen Musik

Intercontinental Live-Coding Performance with Benjamin D. Whiting

2016 ARCHIVE

Jan. 2016

Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

Joined the Krannert Center for Performing Arts recording and sound production team

Feb. 2016

http://www.stephenandrewtaylor.net/amino-sonify

Dr. Stephen Andrew Taylor Sonification of DNA and Amino Acids

recorded/processed flute samples

5 Mar. 2016

College Music Society Conference

-Performance of CHAOS ver. 1 (by Melody Chua) at the 2016 College Music Society Conference

-Performance of Ashley Fu-Tsun Wang's Antares Falling with pianist Chia-ying Chan

30 April 2016

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign School of Music

Solo recital of flute and electronics.
World Premieres:
Benjamin D. Whiting Entropic Atelier

Jul. 2016

Atlantic Music Festival, Future Music Lab Colby College

Lecture: "Important Fundamentals of Electronics and Live Audio Setup" at the Atlantic Music Festival Future Music Lab

21 Jul. 2016

Atlantic Music Festival, Colby Art Museum

Selective Memory world premiere, by Melody Chua, for sensor-augmented flute, 4-channel live electronics, and visuals, as part of the Atlantic Music Festival

4 Nov. 2016

Zürcher Hochschule der Künste

Recital of the flute studio of Matthias Ziegler
Kammermusiksaal I (CH)

2015 ARCHIVE

2015

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Joined Illini Union Board as sound engineer

Jul 2015

Rockwood Music Hall, New York City (USA)

Participation in the Project Trio Festival, performance at Rockwood Music Hall, NYC

Nov. 2015

MODES: Vol. 30 Society of Composers

Commercial CD Release

MODES: Vol. 30 Society of Composers

Benjamin D. Whiting Melodia sin melodia

recorded/processed flute

2015
Paintings commissioned by the University of Illinois Campus Honors House
2016
Selective Memoryfor Chaosflöte

sound/visuals/performance by melo
2017
Prelude for an Avenoir
for Chaosflöte

sound/visuals/performance by melo
Chaos Ver. 2b
for Chaosflöte

sound/visuals/performance by melo