Joshua Banks Mailman

Joshua Banks Mailman (PhD, music theory, Eastman School; AB, philosophy, U of Chicago) is a theorist, analyst, critic, philosopher, performer, technologist, and composer of music, teaching at Columbia University, UCSB, NYU, and University of Alabama. He researches form from flux: dynamic form. His writings appear in Perspectives of New Music, Music Theory Spectrum, Music Analysis, Journal of Sonic Studies, Psychology of Music, Music Theory Online, Open Space Magazine, and Leonardo Electronic Almanac. His essay “Improvising Synesthesia” appears in Leonardo Electronic Almanac v.19/3, special issue on Live Visuals. He is co-chair of the Analysis of Post-1945 Music Interest Group of the Society for Music Theory. He developed interactive music technologies presented at the 9th Sound and Music Computing Conference (Copenhagen, 2012) and International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition (ICMPC), the European Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music (ESCOM) (Thesseloniki, Greece, 2012), and the New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival (NYCEMF 2015).