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Albert Z

- Research Program Mentor

MM Master of Music in Composition candidate


Music Composition, Studio Art, Multimedia Art, Generative Music, Design, Art History

Project ideas

Project ideas are meant to help inspire student thinking about their own project. Students are in the driver seat of their research and are free to use any or none of the ideas shared by their mentors.

Design a mobile app

In this project, you will design the user interface of a mobile app that could be anything from a messaging app to an augmented reality app. Throughout this project, you will learn how to design interfaces in a vector-based design tool called Figma and implement the principles of user design. By the end, you will have designed a complete app that, if handed off to an engineer, could be developed and put on the app store for people to use!

Jazz or Classical Music Theory Analysis

In this project, will develop a nuanced and in-depth analysis of your favorite jazz or classical piece of music. It can take the form of an essay, or make its way into your own composition. We will employ well-known analytical techniques to break down and learn the musical language of other great musicians.

Compose Electronic Music

Compose electronic music by using learned software and production tools. Either make a stand-alone piece, a live performance, or a live-generated music composition.

Coding skills

Javascript (React-native, React), C, Python, Java, HTML, CSS, Max/MSP, Arduino,

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