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Two current MuE undergrads, Tad Nicol and Connor McCullough, both took home awards at the recent AES 135 convention. Connor took home a bronze award in the Undergraduate Student Design Competition while Tad won a bronze in the Modern Studio Recording Competition Category, and a gold award in the Undergraduate Student Design Competition. Below are links to […]

Date: November 1, 2013 Place: Rehearsal Center Time: 9:05-9:55a   Please join us this Friday morning as Bob Abraham, Lindsay Pope, and Daniel Dyre-Greensite from Shure speak at Forum. Shure is one of the world’s largest and the country’s oldest producer of microphones, mixers, and DSP systems. It will be an exciting, interesting, and informative presentation, […]

We are pleased to announce that several current and past undergrads, graduate students, and faculty of the UMiami MuE program presented work at the AES convention this year. Below is a partial list of the projects/papers being shown. Nice work everyone! __________________________________________________________________ Nick Bryan (’07): Dear friends and colleagues,I am happy to announce the initial […]

Date: October 11, 2013 Place: Rehearsal Center Time: 9:05-9:55a Speaker: TBA  

Date: October 4, 2013 Place: Rehearsal Center Time: 9:05-9:55a Please join us this Friday morning as Eric Humphrey (GMuE ’09) videoconferences in from NYC. Eric is currently working on a Ph.D. at NYU on music information retrieval research. Eric got involved in MIR during his time as a grad student in the MuE program, and will be covering a […]

Date: September 20, 2013 Place: Rehearsal Center Time: 9:05-9:55a Thanks to Luz Diaz for joining us from NY to talk about her work at NBC Universal as a NexTech associate in field operations. Here is a video from her presentation discussing broadcasting from around the world and the importance of the field operations team.   […]

Date: September 27, 2013 Place: Rehearsal Center Time: 9:05-9:55a Please join us this Friday morning as Jordan Whitney (’13 GMuE) videoconferences in from NYC to talk about his current work at a small startup called Vantageous working as an iOS developer. ___________________________________________________________________   Thanks to Jordan for videoconferencing in for forum last Friday. Here are […]

The GMUE Thesis archive has been updated with the 2013 graduates!

Over the past semester, the graduate music engineering students have been working hard, and as a result, many of them have been accepted for publications and/or presentations at a variety of conferences. Matan Ben-Asher: Paper presentation NIME 2013 (Seol, Korea): “Toward an Emotionally Intelligent Piano: Real-Time Emotion Detection and Performer Feedback via Kinesthetic Sensing in […]

Congratulations to all the graduating Music Engineering students, today. Graduating GMuE’s: Jordan  Whitney Thesis title: “Automatic Sample Recognition in Hip-Hop Music Through Non-Negative Matrix Factorization” Plans: Taking a job with Vantageous in New York City. Matan Ben-Asher Thesis title: “Toward an Emotionally Intelligent Piano: Real-Time Emotion Detection and Performer Feedback via Kinesthetic Sensing in Piano Performance” […]

MuE Research Assistant Professor Dr. Christopher Bennett was just awarded the Masimo Foundation Research Award for $150,000 from the Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation (APSF).  He will lead a team on a project entitled ”Investigation into the Reduction of Alarm/Listener Fatigue.”

Focal Press has just published Prof. Will Pirkle’s book Designing Audio Effect Plug-Ins in C++.  Another publication from team MuE!  

Thank you for bearing with us for the past semester as our website was rebuilt from the ground up. We have taken care of many issues and vulnerabilities, so the website should now be free and clean of attacks. We have a new hosting location, better security, and new webmasters in order to keep everything up […]

MuE professor Dana Salminen is on tour the next few weeks with Flo Rida. He just sent word from a private jet!  

Andrew Scheps (MuE ’88) won a 2012 Grammy Award for engineering the Album of the Year, Adele / 21.  Congratulations, Andrew!  

A number of MuE students and alumni are presenting work at the upcoming AES convention in New York: Session B9: Broadcast and Media Streaming Saturday, October 22, 9:00 am — 10:30 am B9 – Sound Effects of the Witches of Lublin Panelists: Butch D’Ambrosio, SFX Artist Sylvana Pinto, MuE ’10, SFX Artist David Shinn, Master […]

A complete alumni listing has now been posted online.  Enjoy!

Welcome new MuEs, and welcome back returning students!  We have a lot of great surprises in store for the year.  See you soon!

MuE alumnus Nick Bryan has reinvented the DJ interface using a custom iPhone app, and he will present a paper on this at NIME 2011. Read more…

MuE graduate student Stefan Sullivan and recent alumni Matt Montag (GMuE ’11) and Scott Dickey (MuE ’11) will present “A Low-Cost, Low-Latency Multi-Touch Table with Haptic Feedback for Musical Applications” at NIME 2011.  Rock on!

James Feddeck, Assistant Music Director of the Cleveland Orchestra, will be meeting with us tomorrow.  Please come prepared with ideas for ways we can collaborate down the road as we look to combine music and technology in creative ways!

NY Times bestselling author, recording engineer, psychacoustician, and all-round crazy guy Dan Levitin is visiting on March 3. More info is online: A ticket is required, but I have a bunch.  MuEs: see me if you need a ticket still.

Mega kudos to MuE alumn Brandie Lane, who is up for a Grammy Award tonight.  Everyone vote for her! Awesome pic #1 Awesome pic #2 Woohoo!

MuE@UM is proud to co-host ISMIR 2011, the annual conference of the International Society for Music Information Retrieval.  The conference is scheduled for October 24-28, which is a nice time to be in Miami!  More information is available online at

Good news from the world of MuE Alumni: Former MuE Brandie Lane, who is an audio engineer and an active duty staff sergeant in the Army has been nominated for a Grammy award in the “Best Engineered Album – Classical” category for her work with the recording label of the United States Military Academy Band in West Point, NY. […]