Stanford Experts

Jonathan Berger

Title:
Professor of Music

Email:
brg@ccrma.stanford.edu

Phone:
(650) 723-4971

Website:
https://profiles.stanford.edu/jonathan-berger

Description

Jonathan Berger teaches composition, music theory and cognition at the Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA). He was the founding co-director of the Stanford Institute for Creativity and the Arts, now the Stanford Arts Institute. His compositions include chamber, symphonic, vocal and electroacoustic music, and opera. His research explores how and why humans persistently, even obsessively engage with music.