Immersive Tech Lab
Friday, April 1, 2022
In this session, musician and educator TAETRO will discuss his dynamic career as a freelancing digital content creator, electronic music producer, brand collaborator, and more. Based in Los Angeles with a reach that has spread internationally through the Internet, TAETRO's music technology-focused YouTube videos have garnered over 17 million views, with support from the likes of esteemed audio companies like Novation, AKAI, and Roland. His original music blends the organic and electronic to make catchy beats that cross chillhop, lofi, and other contemporary genres, which he composes using whatever can fit in his backpack.
It only takes a few seconds of playing your favorite game on mute to realize how important sound and music are when it comes to creating a captivating experience. Hear from top video game audio professionals, sound designers, and composers who have worked on your favorite games.
The journey of an artist is nuanced and requires a trusted team of business partners. This session features music and entertainment industry professionals with experience in management, artist development, grant writing, content creation, songwriting, production, and entrepreneurship. Students will be able to tap into the necessary conversations artists need to have with themselves and their team as their career develops.
What does it take to pull off a successful commission and artistic collaboration? Hear the insights on how a chamber music group developed a commissioning project with a composer through grants from Chamber Music America.
Hear from actress, dancer, choreographer, Kylie Jefferson B.F.A. '16 as she tells the story of her life after graduating and her journey in the performing arts industry.