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Rodney Waschka II

Rodney Waschka II is a composer/performer working with algorithmic composition, intermedia pieces, and music for traditional ensembles. His teachers include Larry Austin, Paul Berg, Charles Dodge, Thomas Clark and Clarence Barlow. Waschka's works consist largely of computer music compositions for traditional instruments and/or synthesizer/tape and frequently include other media: visuals, theater, poetry. His pieces have been performed throughout Europe and North America, and in Asia and South America. Composition, performances, and recordings of Waschka's music have been supported by grants and commissions from The National Endowment for the Arts, Meet The Composer, The Texas Composers' Forum, RESONANS (The Netherlands), the Logos Foundation (Belgium), North Carolina State University, Addison Centre Theater, the Hip Pocket Theater, and the University of North Texas. The recipient of numerous commissions and prizes in support of his musical activities, his music is published by Borik Press. His pieces, A Noite, Porem, Rangeu E Quebrou; Last Night; Help Me Remember; Xuan Men, and Visions of Habakkuk have all appeared on recent Centaur compact discs, with Ravel Remembers Fascism forthcoming. Recordings of Waschka's music are also available on the IRIDA and Ama Romanta labels. A former officer of the International Computer Music Association, Waschka is an Associate Professor at North Carolina State University where he directs the computer music studio.
Works included on programs sung by Gregory Wiest:
Recordings available on this website:
After the Offensive, Mp3