Joel Chadabe, composer, author, is an internationally recognized pioneer in the development of interactive music systems. He has performed at the Venice Biennale, Wellington Festival (New Zealand), New Music America, Inventionen (Berlin), IRCAM (Paris), Ars Electronica (Linz, Austria), Electronic Music Festival (Stockholm), and other venues and festivals worldwide. He is the author of Electric Sound, a comprehensive history of electronic music. HIs articles have been published in leading journals. His music has been recorded on EMF Media and other labels. He has received fellowships and grants from NEA, New York State Council on the Arts, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Fulbright Commission, and other organizations, and he is the recipient of the SEAMUS 2007 Lifetime Achievement Award.
Mr. Chadabe is currently Professor Emeritus at State University of New York; adjunct faculty at New York University; founder of Ear to the Earth and New Music World; and president of Intelligent Arts.