Do you remember when computer music was created using punch cards? Senior Lecturer in the Music Department and Director of the Computer Music Howard Sandroff can — he’s done just about everything that relates to audio since the 1970’s including extensive work on the educational side of things. Currently, Professor Sandroff teaches audio courses at the University of Chicago and Columbia College.
In this video, Professor Sandroff talks about the earlier days of digital music and the drawbacks of old methods versus the promise of what digital could become. In other videos made about him, Professor Sandrof has also talks about composing for live signal processing and his interest in creating pieces for realtime performance.