Workshop on Computer Music and Audio Technology 2018
Dec 07 ~ Dec 08 , NCTU ,Taiwan







研討會主題 - 音樂、音景與科技

Conference Theme - Trialogue among Music, Soundscape and Technology

《 簡介 / About 》

  • WOCMAT 至今已發展14年,著力於促進電腦音樂與音訊科技領域的國際交流,以達到活化音樂與音訊跨領域之學術目標。本屆 WOCMAT 2018 國際研討會預定於2018年12月7日與12月8日舉行,主題為「音樂、音景與科技」 ( Trialogue among Music, Soundscape and Technology )。研討會將舉辦兩場 Keynote 講座、四場特邀講座與四場科技音樂會,講題內容包括互動科技、音景、電子音樂展演...等。徵求論文主題包括創新互動科技、音景研究、電腦音樂及音訊技術;徵求音樂作品,項目包含電腦音樂、音景創作等,入選之論文與音樂作品將於研討會中發表。研討會並舉辦 Phil Winsor 電腦音樂創作競賽,獲獎之作品將於大會中頒獎。除此之外,本屆 WOCMAT 連結12月15、16日於高雄衛武營藝術中心舉辦之台日法電子音樂獲獎作品展演,作為本研討會之延伸活動之一。

  • WOCMAT has been developing for 14 years and has been focusing on promoting international exchanges in the fields of computer music and audio technology in order to achieve the academic goal of activating music and audio across multiple fields. WOCMAT 2018 is scheduled to be held on December 7th and December 8th, 2018.The seminar will hold two keynote lectures, four special lectures and four technical concerts. The main theme of the conference is "Trialogue among Music, Soundscape and Technology". The topics of call for paper will include innovative interactive technology, soundscape research, computer music and audio technology; The categories of call for music will include computer-related music and soundscape composition. The selected papers and musical works will be presented at the conference. The Phil Winsor computer music competition will be also held during the conference. WOCMAT 2018 will also integrate the winning pieces concerts of 2018 petites formes Acousmatic Composition Competition co-organized by France, Taiwan and Japan as the extended activity of the conference.


《 主講人 / Keynote Speakers 》


Franz Martin Olbrisch

Franz Martin Olbrisch was born in Mülheim/Ruhr (Germany) in 1952. He received his musical education at the Universität der Künste Berlin between 1979 and 1986. He has been the recipient of various prizes for example, in 1981 the Composition Prize by the city of Stuttgart, in 1984 the Boris Blacher Prize by the Karl Hofer Society Berlin, in 1990 the Carl Maria von Weber Prize by the city of Dresden. He also received in 1985, 1988, 1991, 1994 and 1997 various work scholarships awarded by the State of Berlin. Further scholarships which, for example, in 1986 took him to Italy, in 1992/93 to the ZKM in Karlsruhe, in 1998 to the Heinrich Strobel Foundation in Freiburg, in 2001 to the Paul Sacher Foundation in Basel, in 2003 to the Ville Aurora in Los Angeles and in 2006 to the Cité internationale des arts in Paris for several month.


Between 1986 and 1996 he was lecturer in music theory at the Church music school in Berlin and between 1988 and 2008 lecturer in composition and studio technique at the Universität der Künste Berlin and the Technical University in Berlin. In 1994, 2004, 2006, 2010 and 2014, he was instructor of composition at the International Summer Courses in Darmstadt. Since 2008 he is professor of composition and electronic music at the University of Music Carl Maria von Weber in Dresden, since 2011 Vice-President of the GNM (German Section of the International Society for Contemporary Music), since 2013 a member of the Saxon Academy of Arts and since 2015 Vice-President of the Saxon Academy of Arts.


His works have been performed at international festivals such as the World New Music Days in Yokohama in 2001, Stuttgart in 2006 and Beijing in 2018, the Donaueschingen Music Festival in 1993 and 2008, the Witten Days for new Chamber Music in 1992, 1999, 2008 and 2015, the Darmstadt International Summer Courses in 1990, 1992, 1994, 2004, 2006, 2010 and 2014, the Festival ECLAT Stuttgart in 1999, the Festival international des musiques experimentales in Bourges in 1982 and 1998, the International Computer Music Conference (ICMC) in 2000, the VIPER Festival in Basel in 2006, the EXPO2000 in Hannover, the Music Biennale Berlin in 2001, the Festival Inventionen Berlin in 1992, 1996, 1998 and 2002, the Festival Ultraschall Berlin in 2003, the York Spring Music Festival in 2012, the International Music Theater Gathering Freiburg in 1989, the Dresden Days of Contemporary Music in 1996, Festival ByPass Toulouse in 2015, the Nasz Festival Wroclaw in 2017 and so on.


His scenic and media works have been shown in places like the New National Gallery and the Bauhaus Archive Berlin, the Art Gallery Darmstadt, the Märkische Museum Witten, the Zuse Computer Museum Hoyerswerda, the Gold Hall of the Hessian Broadcasting Corporation, the Musiktheater im Revier Gelsenkirchen etc.


Among the artists of his compositions include ensembles such as the Radio Symphony Orchestra of the SWR, the Hessian Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Arditti String Quartet, the Ensemble Recherche, Klangforum Wien and Musikfabrik NRW.



Christian Eloy

Composer born in December 1945. Professor of electro-acoustic composition for 24 years at the Conservatoire a Rayonnement Régional de Bordeaux (Bordeaux Regional Outreach Conservatory). Founder and Artistic Director for 14 years of the SCRIME (Studio for Creation and Research in computing and Electro-acoustic Music) at Bordeaux University 1. Co-animator of Electro-acoustic music and new technologies workshops at City of Paris and GRM Radio France for 17 years.


Biography : Born in Amiens (F), where he studied flute, chamber music, conducting and composition at the Conservatory, then at the National Superior Conservatory of Paris. Orchestral musician, then Professor and Conservatory Director before his encounter with ethnomusicology, electro-acoustic music, Ivo Malec, Guy Reibel, Francois Bayle, the Groupe de Recherches Musicales at Radio France (GRM- Musical Research Group) and IRCAM.


Appointed Professor of Electro-acoustic Composition at the Conservatory in Bordeaux in 1989, and coordinator at the Electro-acoustic Music workshops of the Groupe de Recherches Musicales and City of Paris since 1985. Part-time lecturer at the Paris IV Sorbonne and Bordeaux III Musicology Universities. Founder and Artistic Director of the SCRIME - Studio for Creation and Research in computing and Electro-acoustic Music at Bordeaux University. Composer of some sixty instrumental, vocal and electro-acoustic pieces, educational pieces (electro-acoustic stories and operas for children) including several commissioned by the Ministry of Culture and Radio France. Several awards : prize of the europeen community poetry and music - prize “ François de Roubaix Musical scores edited by Lemoine, Billaudot, Consortium musical Combre, Jobert, Fuzeau, Notissimo, Question de Tempéraments. Publications at the PUF (France), Johnston Ed.(Ireland), MIT press (US), Le mensuel littéraire et poétique (Belgium), Confluences (France) His discography count pieces on a dozen of CDs (monographic and compilations) Ina GRM, IMEB, Compendium Bourges, Sonorities, Octandre, Singularities, etc.




《 特邀講者 / Invited Speakers 》


Liao Lin-Ni

Taiwanese composer-musicologist, Lin-Ni Liao, PhD in musicology at Sorbonne University and Associated researcher at the Institut de Recherche en Musicologie (Sorbonne Université, CNRS), is the artistic director of TPMC (Toute Pour la Musique Contemporaine) in Paris. She questions interculturality in all fields of her work, composition, artistic production, and academic research, the latter of which focuses on musical analysis, artistic identity, cultural heritage, and the role of women in contemporary music from the Far East.


She has published 15 articles and 3 books including: Pensée et langage musical d’Edith Lejet, Héritages culturels et pensée modern. Les compositeurs Taiwanais de musique contemporaine formés à l’étranger and Fusion du temps : passé-présent, Extrême Orient - Extrême Occident (co-edited: Marc Battier).


In the music composition, she studied with Allain Gaussin et Philippe Leroux. Her musical works are focus on the musical and philosophical fusion between time and space, between the physical and musical gesture and have been regularly broacasted by Radio France and performed by the ensembles including, Taipei Music Forum Percussion, Cairn, Proxima Centauri, Multilatérale, L’instant donné, Arsenal, Meitar, Blauer Reiter, Quatuor de Saxophone Osmose and Contemporary Chamber Orchestra Taipei at la Cité de la Musique, Pompidou Centre, Musée du Quai Branly and Extension, Why Note, ACL, Ircam-Manifeste, MANCA festivals...


https://sorbonne-fr.academia.edu/LiaoLinNi




Georg Hajdu

Hajdu was born in 1960 to Hungarian parents and grew up in Cologne where he obtained diplomas in molecular biology and musical composition from the University of Cologne and the Cologne Musikhochschule. A stipend by the German Academic Exchange Service enabled him to enter the graduate program in composition at the University of California, Berkeley in 1990, working closely with the Center for New Music and Audio Technologies (CNMAT) and eventually obtaining a Ph.D. in 1994. His teachers include Clarence Barlow and David Wessel. He also audited classes with György Ligeti in Hamburg.


In 1996, following residencies at IRCAM and the ZKM, Karlsruhe, he co-founded the ensemble WireWorks, a group specializing in the performance of electro- acoustic music. In 1999, he produced his full-length opera Der Sprung – Beschreibung einer Oper for which renowned author and filmmaker Thomas Brasch wrote the libretto. In May 2002, his Internet performance environment Quintet.net was employed in a Munich Biennale opera production and in the same year Georg Hajdu became professor of multimedia composition at the Hamburg University of Music and Drama (HfMT). There, in 2004, he established Germany’s first master’s program in multimedia composition and, in 2012, the center for microtonal music and multimedia (ZM4). In 2005, he co- founded the European Bridges Ensemble—an ensemble dedicated to local and wide-area network performance. In 2010, he was artist in residence with the Goethe Institute in Boston as well as visiting professor at Northeastern University, and master-minded the first conference entirely devoted to the Bohlen-Pierce scale. He was also involved in a number of large international projects such as CO-ME-DI-A—a European Culture 2007 project focussing on networked music performance and contributed to the installation of the Hochschule’s wave-field synthesis system in 2011. In 2016, Georg Hajdu was the chair of the 13th Sound and Music Computing conference during which on his own initiative an honorary doctoral degree was bestowed on John Chowning. In 2017, together with his colleague and former student Jacob Sello, he successfully applied for the highly competitive "Innovative Hochschule" grant which will fund a number of innovative projects at the HfMT until 2022.


Hajdu has published compositions which are characterized by a pluralistic attitude and have earned him several international prizes, the IBM-prize of the Ensemble Modern among them. He is also the (co-)author of numerous articles on topics on the borderline of music, technology and science as well as software applications such MaxScore (with Nick Didkovsky), Quintet.net, DJster and a real-time version of Stockhausen’s Elektronische Studie II.



Mikako Mizuno

Composer and musicologist / Professor of Nagoya City University , School of Design and Architecture(NCU-SDA)


Graduated from Tokyo University (aesthetics) and Aichi Prefectural College of Arts and Music. Master degree for composition. Dr. of Engineering concerning the theme “Space Concept in the Contemporary Music”. The pieces were premiered in France(Bourges, Paris) Austria(Salzburg), Hungary(Budapest), Germany(GEDOK), Italy(International Music Festival in Venice, Alba Music Festival) Republic of Moldova(Ars Poetica), ISEA2000 and 2002, ISCM2003 and 2010, EMS2010 Shanghai, Musicacoustica2010 (Beijing), ACMP2011, 2012, 2013 , WOCMAT2013, ICMC2017 and in several cities in Japan.


Japan premiers include the concerts of : GEN-ON, JFC, JSEM. Orchestral works were premiered by Tokyo Philharmonic Orch., Central Aichi Symphonic Orch., Aichi Symphonietta and so on.


Writings were published including The History of Japanese Contemporary Music After WWII(2006), Space Concept in the Contemporary Compositions(2001), Introduction to French Philosophy(2017), Introduction to German Philosophy(2017) and so on.


Professor of Nagoya City University and Dean of the School of Design and Architecture (NCU-SDA). Director of Sound Design Lab. of NCU-SDA.


President of Japanese Society of Electronic Music (JSEM). Committee member of Japanese Society of Sonic Arts (JSSA). Committee member of Aichi Triennale 2019. Committee member of Nagoya Philharmonic Orchestra.



Laila(Chin-Hui) Fan

Laila Fan (Chin-Hui Fan) was graduated from Department of Television-Radio-TV at Syracuse University. Master degree for MS. Laila Fan is a famous documentary director, a nature writer, a radio and TV host in Taiwan. She started out her career as a documentaries filmmaker to spread her ideas about the environment. As a professional filmmaker, she directed and wrote the screenscripts for many ecology and wildlife documentaries. She has also written 7 books about how to love and respect the natural environment and inspire people to protect the world. Laila Fan has started to produce and recorded the nature sound for her radio program—“Nature Note” in National Education Radio, which is an environmental education program, which won many times National Golden Bell Awards as the Best Education and Culture Program and Best Host of Education and Culture Program. She has a numerous audience and great inference in this field.


Over 19 years, she has tried to find a truly undisturbed and peaceful place in Taiwan. However a lot of places are never quiet again. So Laila Fan established the Soundscape Association of Taiwan in 2015 which is the second soundscape association in Asia, Laila Fan was voted as the general director of SAT. She said: the main goals for SAT are to use artistic and cultural points of view to achieve harmonious development between humans and the environment, and to promote policies for the conservation of biodiversity on the basis of bioacoustics and related research.” She believed through her program, people will get more information about what she wantsto share with the world. As a nature soundrecorder, she hopes she can contribute to protect the nature soundscape she beloved in this land.




Xiao Hu

Xiao Hu, a Chinese composer, serves as a professor at the Electronic Music Department in Sichuan Conservatory of Music in China. He has composed many kinds of music composition. Some of them had won awards both in national and international composition competitions and also had been performed in Asian, Europe and United States. Professor Hu has devoted himself to the contemporary music composition, electronic music and research for a long time and has been frequently invited to attend various music festivals and academic exchanges both in domestic and overseas.




《 Organizing Committee 》

Conference Chair
Stone Cheng
Conference Co-Chair
Yu-Chung Tseng
Paper Committee
Stone Cheng
Wen-Yea Jeng
Chih-Fang Huang
Tsung-Lin Chen
Music Committee
Yu-Chung Tseng
Choa-Ming Tung
Concert Supervisor
Tzyy-Sheng Lee

  • 主辦單位 / Organization


    國立交通大學聲音與音樂創意科技碩士學位學程

    Master Program of Sound and Music Innovative Technologies, NCTU


    國立交通大學音樂研究所

    Institute of Music, NCTU


  • 協辦單位 / Patronage



    中華民國電腦音樂學會
    Taiwan Computer Music Association