Octava/BSO Space Travel!
Creating an interstellar musical spaceship with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra…:)
Octava will be present @ the League of American Orchestras National Conference this week, as well as enriching the BSO’s performances of Thomas Ades’ “Polaris” and Ravel’s “Daphnis et Chloé” this Friday night 6/10 @ the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall.
Tickets can be purchased here!
Octava @ NOI 2016
Octava will again be available during the National Orchestra Institute this summer @ The Clarice Smith Center on the campus of UMD on June 18th!
Octava @ BSYO Concert
May 15th marks the first public performance accompanied by Octava at the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. To date it was our largest concert!
Octava/BSO Collaboration funded by NSF
Collaborative grant between Octava and the BSO was funded by NSF to explore science learning at orchestra concerts!
Smallwood/Dusman on NPR “Here and Now”
Interview on NPR Houston was picked up nationally on NPR!
Octava @ ROCO Again!
Octava returns to ROCO for a concert on April 9th!
Smallwood/Dusman on NPR Houston
While in Houston for the first public Octava performance with a professional orchestra, I was interviewed by NPR Houston’s Amy Bishop.
To hear the piece, click here!
Octava @ Boston University
Octava has partnered with the Boston University Symphony Orchestra…
For more information: click here!
Object Oriented Review Washington Post
My solo exhibition got a mention in the post!
Object Oriented @ BlackRock Center For The Arts
Come out and check out my most recent work and projected print/animation hybrid!
UMBC Spectrum Exhibition @ CADVC
Octava Awarded TEDCO MII Phase II
Marketing study funded by MII investigate potential for Octava LLC
Smallwood/Dusman in Baltimore Sun
Off to Vancouver!
Octava @ NOI 2015
Octava was again part of the National Orchestra Institute sponsored by the School of Music of the University of Maryland, College Park.
For more information click here!
Smallwood/Dusman Awarded TEDCO MII Award
I am super excited to announce that the Maryland Innovation Initiative has awarded my self and collaborator Linda Dusman a Phase I grant to continue our work developing Symphony Interactive!
Over the next nine months we will work to upgrade Symphony Interactive to a fully functioning prototype as the first step in a the technology transfer process from UMBC. In addition, we will be producing annotations and art work for the the nations 30 most performed symphonies, as well as upgrading out WiFi communications.
What a great opportunity!
Octava @ NOI 2014
Symphony Interactive @ UMBC Orchestra
Come out to hear the UMBC Orchestra on November 24th, and you could get a chance to test Symphony Interactive for only our second public performance! Those interested in being beta testers can email me directly, or stop by my office during open hours to volunteer.
There will be pizza!
Tethered in the Weather @ VisArts of Rockville
Titan Update – Rough Composites
Just wanted to post a quick update to my research into the compositing process I plan to use for my animated short, Titan.
Once the contours were complete, they were scanned back into the computer and sequenced to create the following contour pass.