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Paul D. Lehrman

Paul D. Lehrman

Contact Info:
Department of Music
Granoff Music Center, M246
20 Talbot Avenue
Medford, MA 02155

Office: 617-627-5657
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Office Hours:
By appointment

Senior Lecturer of Music and Multimedia Arts, Director of Music Engineering

Education
Ph.D., Tufts University (2010)
M.A., Lesley University (2000)
B.F.A., Purchase College Conservatory (1975)
Undergraduate studies at Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center (1971-73)

Biography
Professor Lehrman is a composer, author, teacher, and technologist who is considered a pioneer in the field of computer music. From 1987 to 1999 he served as a faculty member of UMass Lowell's program in Sound Recording Technology. He has performed at Carnegie Hall, Symphony Hall, Jordan Hall, Royal Festival Hall, and with the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra.

Recordings 

  • "The Celtic Macintosh," first all-MIDI album, 1986
  • "Ballet Mécanique and other works for player pianos, percussion, and electronics," 2000

Commissions

  • NEWCOMP
  • Boston Computer Society
  • Audio Engineering Society
  • Film scores for PBS, A&E, Discovery Channel, History Channel

Publications and films

  • MIDI For The Professional (Music Sales Corp.)
  • The Insider Audio Bathroom Reader (Cengage)
  • Columnist for Mix magazine, 1995-2008
  • Columnist for Recording Engineer/Producer magazine, 1986-1991
  • Contributing writer for Wired, MacUser, Electronic Musician, High Fidelity, Piano & Keyboard, Studio Sound, The Boston Phoenix
  • Producer, "Bad Boy Made Good," award-winning documentary film, 2006, PBS