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, 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.

I gratefully acknowledge that UBC-Vancouver activities take place on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the Coast Salish people, including the xwməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), Stó:lō, and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil- Waututh) Nations.
RESEARCH: Tracking And Smart Textiles Environment site: TASTE

Latest News:
January: Workshopping a new piece for Mia Harris using articulatory synthesis.
Nov: flute sensor work with Paolo Bortolussi for a new piece
Oct 6: TASTE technology is part of Mia Harris's Canada Council application for a Research Creation grant
Sept 17: 10:00 a.m. PST. Zabreb Bienalle showing Turning Point video projects, including Synapses
Sept 15: 6:00 - 6:45 CITR Radio's program Research Review: interview regarding my research
Sept 8: New interactive work for two dancers and two musicians commissioned from Athena Loredo by the TASTE project.
New choreo work started for second spine. Danielle Lee, dance; Emmalena Fredriksson, choreography.

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