Bob Pritchard (B.Mus, Mus.M, DMA) is a Canadian composer living on Canada's West Coast. 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 theory and 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), the UBC Media and Graphics Interdisciplinary Centre (MAGIC), and co-director of the UBC research group for MUsic, Sound, and Electroacoustic Technologies (MUSET).
Dr. Pritchard completed degrees at the U. of Toronto and UBC, with additional studies at Simon Fraser University and Stanford University. Prior to teaching at the UBC School of Music he taught at Brock University, the UBC Dept. of Physics, and Douglas College.