Bob Pritchard (B.Mus, Mus.M, DMA) is a Canadian composer living on Canada's West Coast. His works are performed and broadcast internationally and his research includes interactive performance, gesture tracking, and gesture-controlled speech synthesis. He creates video, software and music for his interactive works and produces short art films. He teaches music technology in the UBC School of Music, co-directs the Laptop Orchestra, and is a researcher with the UBC Institute for Computing, Information and Cognitive Systems (ICICS).
Dr. Pritchard completed degrees at the U. of Toronto and UBC. Prior to teaching at the UBC School of Music he taught at Brock University, the UBC Dept. of Physics, and Douglas College.
|UBC Faculty of Arts Research Grant Awarded: DRAWL - Determining Regional Accents With Literature. Molly Babel and Bob Pritchard. A preliminary study of regional accents in British Columbia.|
|Upcoming Performance: Joseph Petric performs Breathe On Me for accordion and Max/MSP/Jitter, April 28, Trossingen, Germany.|
|Upcoming Performance: Lena Cuglietta performs Strength for alto saxophone, video, and Max/MSP, May 6, Hong Kong|
|Upcoming Performance: Margaret Lancaster premieres The Memory of Your Touch, for flute and RUBS, May 16, NIME, Copenhagen, Denmark|
|Paper: A Responsive User Body Suit (RUBS) Bhumber, Pritchard, and Rode. May 18, New Interfaces for Musical Expression(NIME), Copenhagen, Denmark|
|Upcoming Performance: Nu:BC ensemble performs Converse, for flute, cello, piano, and Max/MSP, May 25th, Open Space, Victoria, B.C.|
|Paper: Explorations with Digital Control of MIDI-enabled Pipe Organs Wang, Pritchard, Nixon, and Wanderley. July 5-8, Sound and Music Computing (SMC), Helsinki, Finland|