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  • Levy Lorenzo

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    Levy Lorenzo

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    "electronics wizard" -The New York Times   Born in Bucharest, Filipino-American Levy Marcel Ingles Lorenzo, Jr. works at the intersection of music, art, and technology. On an international scale, his body of work spans custom electronics design, sound engineering, instrument building, installation art, free improvisation, and classical percussion. With a primary focus on inventing new instruments, he prototypes, composes, and plays live electronics. As an electronic art consultant, Levy designs interactive electronics ranging from small sculptures to large-scale public art installations with artists such as Alvin Lucier, Christine Sun Kim, and Leo Villareal. As a percussionist, he co-founded the experimental theater/electronics duo Radical 2 with Dennis Sullivan and recently release a duo album "Q" with trumpet Peter Evans. As a sound engineer, he specializes in the realization and performance of complete electro-acoustic concerts with non-traditional configurations. One of his main engineering engagements is Claire Chase's Density 2036 project. As a core member of the acclaimed International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE), he fulfills multiple roles as live sound engineer, electronicist, and percussionist. 

    Filling a unique niche, Levy is in demand as a designer, performer, and artist. His work has been featured at STEIM, Harvestworks, MIT Media Lab, Darmstadt, Banff Centre, Pitchfork.com, Slashdot.org, Inspirefest, G4TV, Grey Group, Bose, The New York Times, BBC, and Burning Man.  Levy earned degrees as Master of Electrical & Computer Engineering (MEng) from Cornell University, and Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) in Percussion Performance from Stony Brook University.     For some of Lorenzo's work visit:  www.levylorenzo.com

     


    Current Courses

    Admin Chair Assoc Chair

    Admin Chair Assoc Chair (Fall 2019)

    Beep Lab Ensemble

    Electronic Composition Lab

    The Art of Change

    The Art of Change (Fall 2019)

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