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Michael Rhoades

Education:

• Virginia Tech Blacksburg, Virginia Fall 2018 – Spring 2021
      Pursuit of PhD
• Virginia Tech Blacksburg, Virginia 2015 – Spring 2018
      BFA in Creative Technologies/Honors College
      Summa Cum Laude/Honors Scholar/Certificate for Excellence in Undergraduate Research
• Indiana/Purdue University Fort Wayne, Indiana 2004 – 2015
      ~40 hours toward a Computer Science

Grants, Scholarships, Awards:

• Dean & Rosina Carter Honors Scholarship – $1500
• 2 Grants – $500 each for travel to 2016 NYCEMF
• ICAT SEAD Grant – $500 Fall 2016 (PI) for Imagined Realities Concert held in the Cube at VT
• Excellence in Undergraduate Research – Spring 2017
• Honors College Enrichment Grant – $1000 for travel to 2017 NYCEMF
• ACC Innovation and Creativity Grant – $2000 Summer of 2017 for building a Super Computing Cluster for Rendering
• ICAT SEAD Grant – $500 Spring 2018 (PI) for Second Body Awareness
Installation in the Cube at VT

Employment:

• Budd Group/Novozymes Facilities Maintenance Manager 2015 – Present
• Sweetwater Sound Network Administrator 2001 – 2014
• Adaptive Technologies Network Administrator/Electrical Engineering Technician 1998 – 2001
• Votaw Electric Master Electrician 1986 – 1998

Publications:

• CEC eContact! 16.3 2014 – Hadronized Spectra: The LHC Sonifications (Interactive version on Rhoades web site)
• Journal SEAMUS 2005 Vol. 18 no.1 – Azimuth: Algorithmic Score Synthesis Techniques (Interactive version on Rhoades web site)

Major Lectures:

• MapleCreek Middle School (6 talks) – 2003
• SEAMUS National Conference, San Diego State University – 2004
• Harvest Moon Festival, Concordia University Montreal – 2009
• Toronto Electroacoustic Symposium – 2014
• International Csound Conference, Berklee College of Music in Boston – 2014

Music Compositions:

• 22 – CD Projects / 150+ Electroacoustic Music Compositions

Oil Paintings:

• 400+ oil paintings

Visual Music Compositions:

• Second Body Awareness (Holographic/Holophonic)
• Ice Cube Windows (projection mapping on Moss Art Center at VT)
• Crystal Verse
• Pixelated Planes
• Cylindrical Dimensions
• Apparitions
• Reflections and Refractions
• Event Horizon
• Voice in the Forest
• Cygnus Loop

Concerts:

• Crystal Verse – NYCEMF 2018 held in Manhattan, New York City
• A Hot Jupiter – Cube Fest 2018 “Sounds in Focus” – Perform Studio at Virginia Tech.
• International Csound Conference 2017 in Uruguay – Second Body Awareness
• DISIS Concert Spring 2017 – Supercollider Class Performance
• NYCEMF 2017 in NYC- Apparitions
• Imagined Realities 2016 – VT Cube – One man concert
• DISIS Concert Spring 2016 – Apparitions
• DISIS Concerts Fall 2016 – Pixelated Planes
• Csound International Conference 2016 in St. Petersburg Russia – Sidereal Sonata
• NYCEMF 2016 in NYC – Reflections and Refractions
• SEAMUS Conference 2015 (VT) – Amber Orbs in a White Infinity (3rd mvnt)
• NYCEMF 2015 in NYC – Amber Orbs in a White Infinity
• NYCEMF 2014 in NYC – Immersion
• Csound International Conference 2013 (Berklee College of Music) – Immersion
• Estudio de Música Electroacústica 2013 (Montevideo, Uruguay) – Voices From Another Dimension
• Three Rivers Festival Installation 2013 – The Sights and Sounds of Numbers
• SEAMUS National Conference 2011 – Espace
• SEAMUS National Conference 2011 – Event Horizon
• SEAMUS National Conference 2010 – Organic Mechanism
• Harvest Moon Festival (Montreal, Canada) – Cygnus Loop
• SEAMUS National Conference 2009 – Tunnel Maze
• SEAMUS National Conference 2008 – Anaphasics
• SEAMUS National Conference 2007 – Release!
• SEAMUS National Conference 2007 – Unperceived Dimensions
• The NYU New Music Ensemble 2007 (NYC) – Leading Turbulence
• IMMARTS’ TechArt06 Exhibit (Chicago)– Release!
• SEAMUS National Conference 2006 – The Outer Edge of Possibility
• SEAMUS National Conference 2005 – Mental Aperture
• Electric Rainbow Coalition Festival 2003 – Madman’s Prayer
• Synthese 2003 (Bourges, France) – Energies @ Work
• SEAMUS National Conference 2003 – Composition Zeta
• ICMC 2001 (Cuba) – John’s Door (door to the john)
• IV National Symposium for Computer Music 2000 (Cordoba, Argentina) – Beckoning the Hunter
• SEAMUS National Conference Y2K – Energies @ Work
• And Numerous Others

Installations and Exhibits:

• Second Body Awareness, a holographic/holophonic visual music installation, was presented in the Cube, in the Moss Art Center at Virginia Tech, as a part of ICAT Day – 2018.
• April 30th, 2018 – Michael’s “Ice Cube Windows”, a projection mapping composition, was presented as a part of a group exhibit during ICAT day – 2018
• Second Body Awareness”, a holographic/holophonic visual music installation, was presented in the Cube, in the Moss Art Center at Virginia Tech – 2018
• Apparitions” – Germany at the Festival NEUE MUSIK LÜNEBURG. Elektroakustische Musik aus New York City – 2017
• Virginia in the Raw – Mish Mish Gallery 2015
• Echoes in the Cedar Canyons Installation – Fort Wayne Museum of Art – 2014
• Horizontal Blue Installation – Sweetwater Sound – 2013
• The Sights and Sounds of Numbers – Three Rivers Festival 2013
• Artlink Exhibit at the United Arts Building – 2013
• Horizontal Blue Installation – A Taste of the Arts – 2013
• Horizontal Blue Installation – Berklee School of Music in Boston – 2013
• The Voice in the Forest – Lotus Gallery 2012
• And Others

Hobbies and Other Interests:

• Playing Racquetball
• Watching Movies
• Driving High Performance Sports Cars
• Chess, Sudoku, Checkers, Scrabble, Euchre

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