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Øyvind Brandtsegg (NO)

Øyvind Brandtsegg is a composer and performer working in the fields of algorithmic improvisation and sound installations. His main instrument as a performer is the Hadron Particle Synthesizer, ImproSculpt and Marimba Lumina. ImproSculpt is an instrument for live sampling and realtime composition. Hadron is a very flexible realtime granular synthesizer. In addition to his own work as a composer and performer, he has also done programming for other artists as well as commercial audio applications.

As composer and performer he has collaborated with a number of excellent artists, such as Oslo Sinfonietta, Motorpsycho, Kristin Asbjørnsen, Live Maria Roggen, Trondheim JazzOrchestra, Trio Alpaca, Tre Små kinesere, Zeena Parkins and Maja Ratkje.

Brandtsegg completed his artistic research PhD fellowship in 2008, focusing on musical improvisation with computers. He has lectured and conducted workshops on these themes in the US, Germany, Ireland and Norway. He has been a professor of music technology at NTNU, Trondheim, Norway since 2010.

Øyvind Brandtsegg