Dahl

First Name: 
Luke
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Luke Kahl
Position: 
Assistant Professor (Composition & Computer Technologies), Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering by courtesy appointment
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Specialties: 
New interfaces for musical expression & music interaction design, music-related movement & gesture, and music signal processing.
Email: 
lsd5k@virginia.edu
Classification: 
Faculty
Phone: 
434-297-6986
Office Address: 
Wilson 110
Degrees: 
Ph.D. in Computer-Based Music Theory and Acoustics, CCRMA, Stanford University; MA in Music, Science and Technology, CCRMA, Stanford University; BSE in Electrical Engineering, University of Michigan
Biography: 

Luke Dahl is Assistant Professor of Composition and Computer Technologies at University of Virginia where he teaches classes on music technology, audio signal processing, and music interaction design. Luke earned his PhD in Computer-Based Music Theory and Acoustics from the Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA) at Stanford University, and a bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering at the University of Michigan. His research interests include music-related movement, new interfaces for musical expression, and music signal processing.

At CCRMA Luke was a founding member of the Stanford Laptop Orchestra (Slork) and the Stanford Mobile Phone Orchestra (MoPho). His musical works include SoundBounce for mobile phone orchestra, which was performed at NIME in Sydney, and TweetDreams for audience interaction and live Twitter data, which was premiered at the MiTo Settembre Musica Festival in Milan and has been performed in Oslo, San Francisco, and at TEDx Silicon Valley. He also produces and performs electronic dance music and ambient music.

Before returning to academia Luke worked at the Joint E-mu/Creative Advanced Technology Center where he developed reverb algorithms for the SoundBlasterLive sound card products and co-authored five patents on audio signal processing, and at Apple where he worked on audio for iPod and laptop products.

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lsd5k

Address

McIntire Department of Music
112 Old Cabell Hall
P.O. Box 400176 Charlottesville, VA 22904-4176

Email: music@virginia.edu