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Matias Vilaplana

CCT (Composition & Computer Technologies)



Matias Vilaplana's creative practices involve recording/mixing, music composition, musical interaction design in virtual reality, ensemble improvisation with live audio processing and drawing.

His current research is focused in the exploration of musical interaction design in virtual environments employing consumer grade HMDs and Motion Capture technology employing practice-based methods.

He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts with distinction in Music Technology from Universidad de Chile in Santiago, Chile, as well as an M.A. in Media Arts from University of Michigan. He is currently a PhD candidate in the Composition and Computer Technologies program at University of Virginia.


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