PASIC 2014 Technology Day Overview

November 5th, 2014

Photo by Hang YuThe PAS Technology Committee in cooperation with the Donald Tavel Arts Technology Research Center, and the IUPUI Department of Music and Arts Technology is presenting the Percussve Arts Society Technology Day on Wednesday, November 19 from 9 am to 5 pm. The Tech Day will be held at University Tower on the IUPUI campus, just minutes from the Indiana Convention Center.

Tech Day 2014 is going to be a day of performances, clinics and lab sessions. An international roster of performers and presenters will utilize live-computer processing, media, MIDI controllers, and other topics in the five scheduled concerts. Clinicians will be presenting their work in technology with education, performance, and composition. A full day of software sessions in a computer lab at the day will provide entry-level information on DAWs, MaxMSP, Ableton Live, Logic Audio, and notation software.


Admission for Tech Day is open to any person who has registered for PASIC 2014. While there is no additional fee for Tech Day, sign up in advance through the PAS website is required. Hine Hall, located at the University Place Conference Center, is a 15-minute walk from the Indiana Convention Center. The PAS website has a registration page for Tech Day, so to register, simply navigate to the site:

Tech Day is going to be a fabulous event for anyone interested in incorporating technology into their music, or for percussionists who are already doing so but looking to increase their awareness and abilities.


Budapest Performance

November 21st, 2012

The Telematic Collective, along with harpist Erzsébet Gaal and Big Robot ensemble members Michael Drews and Jordan Munson, presented a telematic music and video concert at the Budapest Palace of the Arts in November 2012. Deal and Gaal were in Budapest, and the rest of the group performed from Indiana.  Pictured above is the performance of Goldstream Variations (2012), by Scott Deal, performed by Deal, Gaal, Kent Hanie, Javier Osorio Sanchez and Gayle Jones on cameras.  The work utilizes an artificial intelligence application called ml*, created by Ben Smith. Ml* implements adaptive resonance theory, self-organizing maps, and spatial encoding neural nets in the MaxMSP programming environment. The software was implemented and worked in the composition by Javier Osorio Sanchez.

Auksalaq World Premiere

October 31st, 2012

The Telematic Collective performed as part of the world premiere of the telematic opera Auksalaq on October 29 in sites that included Norway, Alaska, Virginia, Montreal and Indiana. » Read the rest of this entry «

Videos of Butler Performance

May 21st, 2012

Click the links below to see some videos from the collaborative performance with Butler University Chamber Dance.

Stardust Cosmology, by Nick Hartgrove

Solace of a Prayer, by Josh Emanuel

Reverence, by Michelle Cooper

As We Know It, by Josh Emanuel

Upcoming Performances with Butler Chamber Dance

April 18th, 2012

The Telematic Collective at IUPUI and Butler Chamber Dance will be performing two concerts together on April 26th and 27th, at IUPUI and Butler University, respectively.
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Collaboration with New World Symphony

February 9th, 2012

On Monday, March 5, the Telematic Collective participated in a performance of the telematic opera Auksalaq with musicians at the University of Virginia and members of the New World Symphony which took place at the Internet2/New World Symphony Performance and Masterclass Workshop in Miami Beach, Florida. TC members performed from the Tavel Lab at IUPUI over high bandwidth Internet.

TC members Nick, Josh, and Peter work with Meng to prepare for the March 5 workshop

For more information on the workshop, visit:

Collaboration with Butler University Dance

February 9th, 2012

On April 26 and 27, the Telematic Collective will be performing in collaboration with the Department of Dance at Butler University’s Jordan College of Fine Arts. TC members will be performing music with choreography performed by the Butler dance students. The April 26 performance will be at IUPUI’s ICTC building and the April 27 performance will be on Butler University’s campus.

For more information on the Butler University Department of Dance, visit their website:

Youtube Uploads

February 6th, 2012

After a successful fall semester and restful winter break, the Telematic Collective is back and hitting the ground running. Within the next week, videos of every piece performed during the Fall 2011 semester will be on Youtube.

Follow this link to see them:

Photo: TC members and Herron students setting up for Here/Hear the Future

Hear/Here the Future Part 2

December 4th, 2011

After the successful Hear/Here the Future Part 1 on Thursday, December 1, the Telematic Collective and Herron Graduate Seminar are preparing for Part 2 on December 7.

Photo: TC members (from left) Evan Boles, Nick Hartgrove, and Gabriel Garber with Scott Deal (seated)

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Concert Program for Hear/Here the Future Part 1

November 28th, 2011

Click below for the program for the December 1 Telematic Collective Concert, with the Salt Lake Electric Ensemble, Herron Graduate Art Seminar, harpist Erzsébet Gaál Rinne, and percussionist Brian Spicklemire.

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