University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign campus). Electronic Music Studio

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University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign campus). Electronic Music Studio

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1958-

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Lejaren Hiller established the electronic music studio at the University of Illinois in 1958. It was the first electro-acoustic facility in the United States of America. After Hiller left for the State University of New York at Buffalo, Herbert BrĂ¼n took over as artistic director of the studio and James Beauchamp became the technical director. From 1969, Beauchamp was the director the studio, followed by Scott Wyatt in 1976. Wyatt remained the director for forty years, until his retirement in 2016. Eli Fieldsteel is now director of the Experimental Music Studios.

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Champaign, Illinois
Urbana, Illinois

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Created March 30, 2020.

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Experimental Music Studios, School of Music, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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