Sound Art Workshops by Dan Senn

Dan Senn's Biography.

Dr. Senn has a bachelors degree in Music Education from the University of Wisconsin at LaCrosse, and a doctorate in Music Composition from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana. He also holds a doctoral minor in Ceramic Sculpture from the the U of Illinois. Since 1992 he has worked as an independent artist in kinetic sound sculpture, music composition, experimental video and documentary film. His music, art and films are presented world-wide in galleries, museums, and alternative festivals. He has lectured at universities across Europe, Australia, New Zealand and the United States.

As a sound art clinician he has presented workshops for the Idaho ArtsPowered Summer School Institute, at the Christine Donnell School for the Arts in Idaho, the Glass Art Museum in Tacoma, "Jump Start" at Oregon State University, the University of Washington, the Tacoma Art Museum, and inner-city schools throughout Tacoma, Washington. His International Space Band initiative, developed as an "ephemeral public art event" to explore the resonant space of city environments, begins with a series of workshops where performers of all ages are trained. To date, Space Band performances have occurred in Prague (Czech Republic), Portland (Oregon), Hillsboro (Oregon) and in Caldwell (Idaho). While Dan has invented many instruments, some of them autoplaying, his workshops focus on his lyde and fluttering instruments.

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