Connect 2022: EDI Summit Connect 2022: EDI Summit

Closing Event and Lunch


Michael Bierylo is an electronic musician, guitarist, composer, and sound designer. He has been a faculty member at Berklee College of Music since 1995 and is currently Chair of the Electronic Production and Design Department where he led the development of Berklee’s Electronic Digital Instrument Program, the Electronic Performance Minor and the Creative Coding Minor. Major projects include artist residencies with Suzanne Ciani, Nona Hendryx, Hank Shocklee, Richard Devine, Chagall, Robert Rich, and Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith.  He is also active in Berklee Online, Berklee’s online school, where he authors and teaches music technology courses.

Bierylo has performed throughout the United States as a member of Birdsongs of the Mesozoic. His compositions are featured on the group’s albums Dancing On A’A, Petrophonics, The Iridium Controversy, and Extreme Spirituals, all on Cuneiform Records. As a solo electronic artist, Bierylo has performed with laptop computer and modular synthesizers in the US, Berlin, Shanghai, and Krakow including concerts with Grammy-nominated electronic musician BT and Terrance Blanchard. His composition Koralate appears on The Hundred Dollar Guitar Project CD.As an active member of the Audio Engineering Society he has chaired the Electronic Instrument Design and Applications Track at national conventions, bringing together industry innovators such as Dave Smith and Dave Rossum as well as design teams from Moog, Roland and Korg,


Please join us for the closing event of the EDI summit, where Michael Bierylo, chair of the EPD department and EDI program at Berklee, will give final remarks and lead a discussion, with Q&A, on the overall summit experience and future of EDI. We invite summit attendees to contribute to the discussion and welcome your insight, comments, suggestions, and questions. A light lunch will be provided.