Expressive Engines: Musical Technologies from Automata to Robots concert

Nicholas Music Center
7:30 p.m. Monday, February 15, 2016
A concert of acoustic and robotic instruments featuring music from the early modern and contemporary eras. Performances by Rutgers students and faculty, as well as musical automatons from the Murtogh D. Guinness Collection of Mechanical Musical Instruments and Automata of the Morris Museum and the musical robots made by Expressive Machines Musical Instruments, a composers’ collective, performance troupe, and instrument design/development shop.
General Public $15 / Rutgers Alumni, Employees, and Seniors $10 / Students $5
Humanoid figures composed of instruments, from Giovanni Battista Braccelli,
Bizzarie di varie figure (1624). Rosenwald Collection, Library of Congress.

This symposium is co-organized by Mason Gross School of the Arts faculty Rebecca Cypess and Steven Kemper. Special thanks to Mauk Hudig and the Mason Gross School of the Arts. For more information about the symposium and concert, click here.

Tickets go on sale for spring events December 1. To purchase tickets please call 848-932-7511 or visit our ticket office here.

FREE rush ticket to most music events for students with valid Rutgers ID starting 30 minutes prior to scheduled performance time. Exclusions apply—see here for details.