Bob Pritchard (B.Mus, Mus.M, DMA) is a Canadian composer living in British Columbia. 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.

Latest News:
July 9: UBC Arts Research Abroad/GoGlobal Award to take the UBC Digital Performance Ensemble SUBCLASS to the Philippines in Feb. 2020 for two weeks of collaborative work with music technology studenets and dancers .
June 21: ICMC: presentation of TaSTE paper.
June 18: travel the distance of a changing feeling... by Brian Topp and Bob Pritchard, ICMC-NYCEMF performance, with Margaret Lancaster (flute and RUBS), Sarah Wasik (dance, RUBS, KiCASS), Emmalena Fredriksson (choreography), Kat Gimon (tech).
June 12: Kiran Bhumber performs her work Transmute at 5X, a South Asian youth festival using the RUBS system.
June 3: Different Means to a Similar End: Apparent time change in British Columbian Englishes submitted to NWAV48 by Amanda Cardoso, Kaining Xu, Molly Babel and Robert Pritchard .
June 2: Populating the map of British Columbia English by Molly Babel, Amanda Cardoso, Kyra Hayter, Robert Pritchard, and Kaining Xu presented at the Canadian Linguistic Association | Congress 2019 .

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