Nick Hwang

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Orchestra Arrangement

Finished an arrangement of my the second movement of my latest String Quartet for string orchestra, be the performed by the Louisiana Sinfonietta. Coincidentally, I'm the webmaster and administrative assistant for the Sinfonietta. Its performance is on March 24, 7pm. Check out the performance at LSU School of Music, to a hear an [...]

By |2016-11-01T22:30:18-05:00February 13th, 2011|blog, Me, music|0 Comments

Laptop Orchestra Tour

We're back from SEAMUS2011, and we barely have time to prepare for our Laptop Orchestra of Louisiana tour. Today is day full of rehearsal and tech. prep. I have a ton of academic loose-ends. My general exams still loom at the end of the tour. We're making four stops in the Southeast to perform and [...]

By |2016-11-01T22:30:18-05:00January 24th, 2011|blog, electroacoustic, Me, music|0 Comments

Going to Ann Arbor

Three of us, Jeff Albert, J Corey Knoll and I (going by the trio 'The Three Computeers') are going to perform at the International Society of Improvised Music conference at the University of Michigan. This year has been a blessing in terms of exploring and building on musical experiences outside of just [...]

By |2016-11-01T22:30:18-05:00December 2nd, 2010|blog, music|0 Comments

Faith, Music

For the first time in since I've been in college (10 years now), since this summer, I've been consistently been going to church. I feel like it had been something I was actively pushing away, and I can admit now that I know it's something important to me. Hopefully, I will be able to find [...]

By |2010-11-22T02:52:48-06:00November 22nd, 2010|blog, Me, music|0 Comments

Pop Reference

I recently came to a stopping point in an fixed electroacoustic piece that I had been working for a while. "Pop Reference" takes a dialogue I wrote between a pair during a car ride where they confront each on some frustrating situations with their relationship. The dialogue progresses through different exchanges where they both confront [...]

By |2016-11-01T22:30:19-05:00November 7th, 2010|blog, electroacoustic, Me, music, slice of life|0 Comments

Trombone and Electronics

Stuart Dempster in his The Modern Trombone wrote about the use of electronics: "A tape often is really only a substitute for something that might sound better accomplished by another method; this other method might, however, be prohibitively costly or problematical. Usually the audience is served up this sort of acoustical compromise, or a synthetic [...]

By |2010-09-30T14:47:28-05:00September 30th, 2010|blog, music|0 Comments

What the Bells

'What the Bells' is a musical piece that involves Wiimote, Laptop, and (recently added) iPhone/iPad. 'What the Bells' involves a 4 Bell players, each with Wii-Motes and laptop running a client Max patch. A central laptop sends performer instructions via OSC. Global parameters such as timbre changes and delay, controlled by iPhone or iPad, are [...]

By |2016-11-01T22:30:19-05:00May 28th, 2010|electroacoustic, Featured, music, Projects|0 Comments
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