Beep Lab Ensemble

CoPA Cross-Disciplinary: Coll of Performing Arts

Undergraduate Course

Degree Students (with Restrictions)

Beep Lab Ensemble

Fall 2021

Taught By: Levy Lorenzo

Section: A

CRN: 12872

Credits: 2

The Beep Lab Ensemble is a collective of performer-technologists. With the goal of live-performance, the members of the ensemble will build their own instruments and bring them onto the theater stage to perform. Students will be guided through the hands-on engineering process of designing a series of physical, electronic sound-making devices. Then students will improvise and compose new sound explorations and performance pieces. Topics will include basic electronic circuitry , basic coding, sound design and electronic performance practice. Students will make the holistic connection between the engineering design cycle, the control of sound parameters (e.g. tone, volume, rhythm), and usability in practice. This semester-long learning experience will culminate in a public presentation of new live-electronic performance with new devices that go “Beep”. Students can take home their work and have the knowledge to teach others to make more Beep devices. This course will be taught with the assumption of zero experience with circuit design and coding. Theatrical/Musical performance experience required. Requirements for the course: Personal laptop (Mac or PC), $90 purchase of electronic components. Web link to required kit:

College: College of Performing Arts (CO)

Department: Coll of Performing Arts (COPA)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Studio (S)

Max Enrollment: 10

Add/Drop Deadline: September 13, 2021 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: November 21, 2021 (Sunday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Closed*

* Status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 6:57am 1/20/2022 EST

Meeting Info:

Days: Wednesday

Times: 6:00pm - 7:40pm

Building: Arnhold Hall 55 W13th

Room: 350

Date Range: 9/1/2021 - 12/8/2021