NoteAbilityPro was conceived, designed, and written by Dr. Keith Hamel at the University of British Columbia. Dr. Hamel is a Professor of Composition at the UBC School of Music and is Director of the UBC Computer Music Studio. He holds a Ph.D. in Music from Harvard University and has written extensively for both acoustic and electroacoustic media. His works have been performed by many of the finest soloists and ensembles both in Canada and abroad. In recent years, he has received commissions from IRCAM in Paris, Ensemble Intercontemporain, Vancouver New Music, Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, the Elektra Women's Choir, Hammerhead Consort, Standing Wave Ensemble, as well as soloist such as Jean-Guy Boisvert (clarinet), Jesse Read (bassoon), Julia Nolan (saxophone), Douglas Finch (piano), and Robert Cram (flute).
Keith Hamel is President of the Canadian Music Centre, a board member of the Canadian League of Composers, a member of the Canadian Electroacoustic Community and of the International Computer Music Association. He is currently the Vice-President of the International Society of Contemporary Music (ISCM).
As a software developer, Dr. Hamel is also the author of NoteWriter, a graphics-based music notation program for Macintosh computers.
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