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.

Latest News:
Jan.8: AURA grant application submitted for the Articulatory Song Performance Project (ASPP)
Jan.7: Research for Musican Or Dancer Action Libraries (MODAL) started, using IRCAM's MuBu environment
Dec. 12: Seshen (RUBS) and Bernt Waerstad (electroacoustics) premiere Touch the Voice in Oslo at Kulturhuset
Dec. 12: Jevan Crittenden's video of Seshen and Waerstad To Touch the Voice (Vancouver) completed.
Dec. 11: Pritchard, Fredriksson, Lavery premiere Cheap Loops with dancers Krystal, Price, Tomasky, Van Inwegen and Orbbec colour tracking
Nov. 29: Collaborative Research Mobility Award with Prof Emily Murphy (UBC-Okanagan) for Body As Instrument: Sonics and Kinectics - BAISK to collaborate by combining Flamenco dance and the TASTE system.
Nov. 17 - 24: Research collaboration residency at UBC with dancer Seshen and composer Bernt Waerstad for their new RUBS piece premiering Dec. 12, in Oslo.
Oct. 24: Megumi Masaki's Sleeve/Hand Responsive User Garment (SHRUG) in development
Oct: 16-sensors board created using SparkFun Thing, with 16 channel multiplexer. To be driven with power packs or vape batteries
Oct. 10-12, 2019: Different Means to a Similar End: Apparent time change in British Columbian Englishes by Amanda Cardoso, Kaining Xu, Molly Babel and Robert Pritchard presented at NWAV48 in Portland, Oregon.

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