News March 2014

Exciting things happening..

Words.. a short article of mine was just published in Almanac of Contemporary Instruments–
“What if your instrument is invisible?”

Mixing / Overdubs / Thinking — I’m busy and excited about finishing work on my upcoming release “Machines and Memory” representative of my larger scale projects for chamber ensemble, voice and electronics, LEMUR music robots and voice, and a vocal sextet with live processing;  all commissions, premiered and recorded between 2010 and 2014.

still have some guitar and vocal overdubs to do..

Teaching Teaching Teaching — at NYU (Electronic Music Performance: Laptop orchestra, and Advanced MaxMSP) and at New School — Music Technology and Electronic Music.   lots of reading and creating going on..

Future .. and for the 2nd summer, I will be directing GEMS (Girls Electronic Music Seminar) a summer workshop for middle school girls at New York University.

teaching: NYU

Dafna has been associated with the Music Technology program at NYU for many years. She teaches both graduate and undergraduate courses, ran the studios as Chief Engineer (’96-’98), and work in the 2000’s for seven years as an academic advisor.

Dafna is an alum– (BM ’92 Vocal Jazz, Masters in Music Technology ’96), she was Chief Systems Engineer ’96-’98.

Starting Fall 2011 and ever since, she teaches Electronic Music Performance, and in the Spring semesters since 2007, she teaches Advanced Max/MSP/Jitter.   In the past she also has taught Digital Audio Processing (first year graduate course normally taught by the program director), and MIDI II: Intro to Max, as well as numerous workshops at the Interactive Telecommunications Program.