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:
Synapses video, premiered Jan. 23, 2021;
Nov. 29: Going Solo Together (Sweden) festival cancelled due to Covid: video shoot of new piece Ecdysis for festival, using light spine: Emmalena Fredriksson dance/choreography; Filip Gorécki music; Kayla Gardiner lighting design; Daniel Tsui costume lighting code; Daniel O'Shea and Lukáš Hyrman video.
Nov.1: New project explorations with sensors on clarinets
Oct. 17: Turning Point Ensemble commission video shoot: Synapses with David Owen, oboe; Emmalena Fredriksson, dance; Alaia Hamer, costumes/design; Daniel Tsui, lighting code, wifi boards; Sean Shaul, Jalil Chaudry, video; sound recording, Noah Valentine Meyer.
Sept 1: Alaia Hamer developing new light spine costume for Emmalina Fredriksson, for piece with David Owen, solo oboe, and Max/MSP. Commissioned by Turning Point Ensemble for video shoot on Oct. 17.
Aug 5: Kiran Bhumber developing new work for TASTE project
Aug 4: WorkLearn grant received for TASTE project research assistant
July 2: testing of interface for Megumi Masaki's work for piano and SHRUG interface Doshite?

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