Beats with Code
Students are led through the process of building music applications with Pure Data (Pd), a free and open-source visual programming language. During the process students are exposed to science and math related to music, sound, and computers, as well as coding and design concepts.
Pennsylvania Curriculum Standards
(A=Assembly; W=Workshop; R=Residency)
9.1 Production, Performance and Exhibition of Dance, Music, Theatre and Visual Arts W, R
13.1 Career Awareness and Aptitudes W, R
15.3 Communication: Identify diversity within groups and its effect on communication W, R
15.4 Learning Through Experience W, R
25.3 Pro-Social Relationships with Adults W, R
25.4 Pro-Social Relationships with Peers W, R
Art Form(s): Music
Instrument(s): Electronic, Computers, Technology
Workshop, and Residency Offerings
Doug Hirlinger is an active performer, composer, and educator increasingly interested in the intersections between technology, activism, improvisation, and sound/music. He has been guest lecturer at universities such as The New School, Temple University, and Coe College in Iowa as well as a frequent teaching artist in Philadelphia, Reading, Harrisburg, and New Jersey public and private schools. Doug has been teaching music privately for over 20 years and is a self-taught programmer. Doug has performed throughout the United States and Europe and has appeared with many musicians and ensembles of note including The Philadelphia Orchestra, Matt Mitchell, Ralph Bowen, Gene Perla, Luis Perdomo, and Joel Frahm. He recently completed an artist residency at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts in Philadelphia.
Joined Musicopia: 2018