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:
Aug 5: Kiran Bhumber developing new work for TASTE project
Aug 4: WorkLearn grant received for TASTE project research assistant
July 2: testing of interface for Megumi Masaki's work for piano and SHRUG interface Doshite?
May 29: working on spines with addressable LEDs: Spine 1 Spine 2
May 28: received CareerReady grant to hire Engineering student Alex Champagne to continue work on a shape sensor, with Tactual Labs, Co. out of Seattle.
Apr 25: new LED panel lighting code in preparation for new TASTE piece with Kiran Bhumber
Feb.29: wrap-up and departure from UBC laptop orchestra 2 week residency at UP-Diliman in the Philippines.
Feb.28: received UBC Arts Undergraduate Research Award funding for summer work on SHAPE sensor project
Feb.19: Interviewed by Patricia Silvestre with Keith Hamel and Christine Muyco on Radio DZUP 1602, Philippines
Feb.18: Presentation on TASTE project research at College of Music, U.Philippines-Diliman

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