FluCoMa Workshop Series With Ted Moore

March 6–10, 2023 (Monday–Friday)

Lerner Center, Room 101
Penn Music Building
201 S. 34th Street

Composer Ted Moore will teach a week-long workshop March 6-10, 2023 on incorporating machine learning into creative and artistic practices. His workshops will focus on using the FluCoMa (Fluid Corpus Manipulation) toolkit in the MaxMSP programming language. Ted recently completed a research fellowship in creative coding funded by the European Research Council (ERC) to develop cutting edge tools of data science for musicians and artists, resulting in the FluCoMa (Fluid Corpus Manipulation) project.

To participate in the workshops, please register at https://tinyurl.com/upenn-flucoma-registration.

Registration will close on February 22nd, 2023, but if you would like to register after that date, email Kris Bendrick at bendrick@sas.upenn.edu.


Monday, March 6 - Friday, March 10, 2023

Each day will consist of two sessions: 9:00 am to 12:00pm and 1:00pm to 4:00pm



Ted Moore (he / him) is a composer, improviser, intermedia artist, and educator. He holds a PhD in Music Composition from the University of Chicago and recently served as a Research Fellow in Creative Coding at the University of Huddersfield (AY 2021-22), investigating the creative affordances of machine learning and data science algorithms as part of the FluCoMa project.​ His work focuses on fusing the sonic, visual, physical, and acoustic aspects of performance and sound, often through the integration of technology. Ted’s work has been described as “frankly unsafe” (icareifyoulisten.com), an impressive achievement both artistically and technically” (VitaMN), and “epic” (Pioneer Press). Ted’s work has been presented by the International Contemporary Ensemble, Jack Quartet, Talea Ensemble, Spektral Quartet, Yarn/Wire, Splinter Reeds, Quince Vocal Ensemble, HOCKET, Imani Winds, Civic Orchestra of Chicago, Line Upon Line, The Dream Songs Project, AVIDduo, and has been performed around the world including at South by Southwest (Austin, TX), National Sawdust (NYC), The Walker Art Center (Minneapolis), STEIM (Amsterdam), Whatever Works nykymusiikkifestivaali (Finland), Internationales Musikinstitut Darmstadt (Germany), City University (London), Hochschule für Musik (Freiburg), Center for New Music (San Francisco), ESS (Chicago), World Saxophone Congress (Croatia), New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival, CubeFest (Blacksburg, VA), MASS MoCA (Massachusetts), Omaha Under the Radar (Nebraska), Electric Spring (UK), Pittsburgh Festival of New Music, Electroacoustic Barn Dance, Root Signals Electronic Music Festival (Georgia), SEAMUS, Punk Ass Classical (Minneapolis), MOXsonic (MO), New Horizons Music Festival (MO), and the SPLICE Festival (Bowling Green, OH).


Support for the FluCoMa Workshop Series with Ted Moore has been provided by The Sachs Program for Arts Innovation and the Department of Music.


Photo Credit: Brian Fancher