Stanford Experts

Chris Chafe

Title:
Professor of Music; Director, Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics

Email:
cc@ccrma.stanford.edu

Phone:
(650) 723-4971

Website:
https://ccrma.stanford.edu/people/chris-chafe

Description

Chris Chafe is a composer, improvisor, cellist and music researcher with an interest in computer music composition and interactive performance. He has been a long-term denizen of the Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics where he directs the center and teaches computer music courses. Three year-long research periods were spent at IRCAM (Institut de Recherche et Coordination Acoustique/Musique) in Paris and The Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity in Alberta, composing and developing methods for computer sound synthesis. He is continuing the SoundWIRE experiments for musical collaboration over the Internet.