Bob Pritchard (B.Mus, Mus.M, DMA) is a Canadian composer living in British Columbia. His works are performed and broadcast internationally and his research includes interactive performance, gesture tracking, and gesture-controlled speech synthesis. He creates video, software and music for his interactive works and produces short art films. He teaches music technology in the UBC School of Music, co-directs the Laptop Orchestra, and is a researcher with the UBC Institute for Computing, Information and Cognitive Systems (ICICS).
Dr. Pritchard completed degrees at the U. of Toronto and UBC. Prior to teaching at the UBC School of Music he taught at Brock University, the UBC Dept. of Physics, and Douglas College.
|July 17: Grant submission with Sid Fels (Engineering) and Alex Mulder (iCube-X). Discovery of effective RCI (realtime continuous interaction) in VR/MR with MIMes (Musical Instrument Metaphors).|
|June 19: DRUA(BC): Documenting Rural and Urban Accents in British Columbia 2-year SSHRC grant awarded.||June 3: RUBS performance of T(w)o Nearly Touch:You at NIME 2018, with Ziyian Kwan and Emmalena Fredriksson (dancers), Kiran Bhumber, technical.|
|May 18: RUBS performance at the Canadian New Music Network FORUM 2018: Raula with Kiran Bhumber, RUBS, clarinet, software; JP Carter, trumpet, processors; B. Pritchard, technical.|
|May 10: Performance of Strength 2 by Lena Cuglietta, at the Fringe Club, Hong Kong.|
|May 7: DRAWL Project: summer student researchers begin accent analyses. Kaining Xu, Kyra Hayter, and Robbie Pedersen.|
|April 3: Tracking And Smart Textiles Environment (TASTE) 3-year SSHRC grant awarded.|
|April 3: Interactive Art, Science and Technology Cluster (IAST) 1 year SSHRC Connection grant awarded. D. Andrew Stewart, B. Pritchard -- co-investigators|
|April 3: ACTOR Project (Analysis, Creation and Teaching of Orchestration -- through McGill University et al) SSHRC grant awarded.|