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Jack Hardwick

Northfield, MN   

Jack Hardwick is a composer, violinist and filmmaker based in Minnesota. He is a student at Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota where he studies composition with Andrea Mazzariello, as well as classical violin and film.

Afslørende for violin & interactive electronics

The piece is scored for violin and interactive electronics. The performer plays violin while simultaneously operating a foot pedal, which controls the mix of a patch created in Max/MSP/Jitter by way of Ableton Live. The patch has two main functions; amplification of the violin, and the synthesis of new harmony tones. The 3-section structure of the piece outlines a simple tune, develops and expands it, before the electronics take on a primary role and play the melody, with harmony from the performer.

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