CNMAT Summer workshops

    Mar 26 2009 | 10:21 pm
    CNMAT presents a series of spring and summer workshops for students, artists, musicians and anyone interested in learning new software. We are offering a number of interesting new or revised workshops this year, including training to develop new Max/MSP/Jitter externals, updated versions of our popular Max/MSP/Jitter beginners and advanced courses, an expanded version of our Jitter workshop, and new courses on using interactive e-textiles and transforming gestural controllers into musical instruments.
    All workshops will be held at CNMAT, 1750 Arch Street, Berkeley, CA. To reserve a space, visit the page associated with the workshop you want to attend and select Sign up. Fees are payable at the first class meeting. We accept visa, mc, cash, or check (payable to UC Regents).
    Developers Workshop for Max/MSP/Jitter Externals - Runs April 27 to May 1, 2009 (10-12, lunch break 12-1, 1-3) - This workshop offers a supportive, hands-on environment for you to learn the basics of writing Max C externals and sharpening your skills. We will cover the basics and also provide time for deeper explorations of specialized topics according to your interests. - Features Max 5.0 - Instructors: John MacCallum, Andy Schmeder, Adrian Freed, with additional supporting teachers - Fee: $450
    Max/MSP/Jitter Day School - Runs July 20-24, 11 AM -4 PM (Lecture 11-12, lunch break 12-1, lab session with instructor support 1-4) - This intensive week of hands-on classes covers the basics of Max/MSP/Jitter programming. - Features Max 5.0 - Instructors: Michael Zbyszynski and other experienced Max/MSP/Jitter teachers - Fee: $550
    Jitter Night School - Runs July 20-24, 6-9 PM - Jitter is an extension to Max that allows flexible generation and manipulation of video, matrix, and 3D graphics data. - This five-evening sequence of classes covers Cycling 74's Jitter environment and is designed for students with at least a basic understanding of Max programming. - nstructor: Andrew Benson - Fee: $450
    Interactive e-textile Workshop with Arduino Lilypad - Runs July 25-26, 10 AM-5 PM (Lecture and Guest 10-12, lunch break 12-1, lab session with instructor support 1-5) - By cutting, sewing, sticking, weaving, and layering unusual e-textiles we will build interactive clothing and musical instruments in a collaborative workshop environment. - Instructors: Adrian Freed, Yotam Mann, and assorted luminary guest teachers to be announced - Fee: $300 (includes materials fee with lilypad system you keep after the class)
    2009 DIY Electronic Musical Instruments and Installations with Max/MSP/Jitter - Runs July 24-25, 10 AM-5 PM (Lecture and Guest 10-12, lunch break 12-1, lab session with instructor support 1-5) - Instructor: Adrian Freed, Yotam Mann, John MacCallum, Andy Schmeder, and assorted luminary guest teachers and lab assistants to be announced - In this workshop you will transform your chosen gestural controller (WII, Gametrak, Multitouch, iPhone, Wearable, Stribe, Monome, Lemur, MIDI guitar/keyboard/drum/etc, custom arduino creation etc.) into a musical instrument using Max/MSP/Jitter and CNMAT's extensive library of sound gestural processing, sound synthesis, processing and spatialization tools. - Fee: $650 (includes lab fee)
    Max/MSP Night School - The workshop runs July 27-31, 6-9 pm (and typically later) - The course focuses on the use of Max for control of complex interactive systems. Emphasis is placed on areas of active research and interest at CNMAT - Instructors: Ali Momeni and guest lecturers - Fee: $450
    Center for New Music and Audio Technologies (CNMAT) CNMAT is located at 1750 Arch Street, Berkeley, CA and is wheelchair accessible