I have always told my students that music is maths realized as art. I think this always comes up because I have a tendency to explain music theory fundamentals as if I were teaching arithmetic. Most of my students, being in the 4th Grade through Jr. High academic range always pick this up and say “Wait, is this music or math?!” I love seeing the sparkle in their eyes when I explain my view of maths and music…it’s like I just made something boring (presumably maths) into something mystical.
So, naturally, I am drawn to the increasingly expanding field of computer music. I’m talking low dirty dark magic computer science and skilled music composition. There aren’t many people working in this new genre who are a genuine mix of coder/composer, but those who are give me hope for the future. Ensemble Dal…
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