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Lipa Festival of Contemporary Music

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The Lipa Festival of Contemporary Music will feature experimental concert music, audio-visual music, and improvisation combining acoustic performance with computer-generated sounds. These genre of experimental music combine concepts and methods from computer science, mathematics, traditional musical composition/performance, and digital animation. Music Faculty will join guest artists Scott L. Miller and Pat O’Keefe of the Willful Devices ensemble, along with Big XII faculty fellowship guest artist David Taddie (University of West Virginia). Admission is free to all events. For more information, visit the [website](

Lipa Festival events

Wednesday, Sept. 27

– 3:10-4:00 p.m., Lecture “Processes and Aesthetics of Electroacoustic Music Composition” Scott. L. Miller, composer (056 Music Hall, contact Dr. Christopher Hopkins), free

– 7:30-8:45 p.m., “Introspections : Extroversions : Interchanges” a concert of Electroacoustic and Visual Music, with guest artists Scott L. Miller, Pat O’Keefe, David Taddie, and ISU faculty performers (Tye Hall, Music), free

Thursday, Sept. 28

– 1:10-2:00 p.m., demonstration/discussion of electronic-acoustic improvisation techniques, (Tye Hall, Music Hall, free

– 7:00-8:00 p.m., Electroacoustic Improvisations, with Scott L. Miller, Pat O’Keefe, Mike Giles (Design on Main, 203 Main St. Ames), free