Jeffrey Stolet is a Philip H. Knight Professor of Music and is director of intermedia music technology at the University of Oregon. He received a Ph.D. in music theory from the University of Texas at Austin. Stolet’s work has been presented in America, Europe, Japan, and Australia, and is available on the Newport Classic and Cambria labels. Presentations of Stolet’s work have been made at major electroacoustic and new media festivals such as the International Computer Music Conference (ICMC), the Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States (SEAMUS) National Conference (U.S.), Florida Electroacoustic Music Festival, Electronic Music Midwest, SIGGRAPH National Conference, transmediale International Media Art Festival (Berlin, Germany), Boston Cyber Arts Festival, Cycle de concerts de Musique par ordinateur (Paris, France), the International Conference for New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME), and the International Electroacoustic Music Festival “Primavera en La Habana,” in Cuba.
Other venues include the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Pompidou Center in Paris, and the Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA) at Stanford University, as well as performances and major exhibitions in Madrid, Barcelona, Seville, and Alicante (Spain); Paris, Reims, and Beauvais (France); London and Norfolk (England); Milan (Italy); Sydney and Paddington (Australia); Berlin, Cologne, Weimar, and Stralsund (Germany); Grenoble (Switzerland); Sao Paolo (Brazil); Toronto (Canada); Tokyo (Japan); and New York, Boston, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Jose, Sacramento, Seattle, Portland, Milwaukee, Kansas City, San Antonio, and Cleveland (U.S.).
His most recent compositions include a series of pieces for infrared controllers, Max, Kyma, and the Yamaha Disklavier; a media work for mezzo-soprano, Yamaha Disklavier, computer-generated sound and computer animation, created in collaboration with media artist Ying Tan; and a series of collaborative media performance pieces with artist-performer Leon Johnson. At the University of Oregon, Stolet directs Future Music Oregon, the Intermedia Music Center at the School of Music. He has also developed the curricula for a Bachelor of Science in Music Technology degree, a Master of Music in Intermedia Music Technology, and the curriculum for intermedia music technology as a secondary area for music students pursuing doctoral degrees. Beyond creating new curricula, Stolet has collaborated with The New Media Center at the University of Oregon to transform an original electronic music textbook into Electronic Music Interactive, an Internet-deliverable, multimedia document containing motion animations, sound, and glossary that has received rave reviews in the press (Electronic Musician, Keyboard Magazine, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Rolling Stone Magazine).