Associate Professor @ New York University
Tae Hong Park is a composer, bassist, and music technologist. Born in Austria and spending his pre-college developmental periods in Europe, Africa, and Southeast Asia, Park received his engineering degree from Korea University and worked in digital communication systems at the LG Central Research Lab in Seoul in the mid-1990s. He also holds degrees from Dartmouth College and Princeton University (MA, MFA, & Ph.D.). His current interests are primarily in computer-aided composition, AI and computational music analytics/preservation/experiencing, cyber-physical systems to create sound maps, and new media studies. His music has been heard in various locations including Austria, Brazil, China, Canada, France, Germany, Holland, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Slovenia, Sweden, UK, and USA; in venues, conferences and festivals including Bourges, Carnegie Hall, DIEM, ICMC, Klangprojektionen, Nabi, Reflexionen Festival, SEAMUS, and SICMF. His works have been played by groups and performers such as the Ahn Trio, Argento Ensemble, Brentano String Quartet, California E.A.R. Unit, Ensemble Surplus, Edward Carroll, Kaleidoscope, Nash Ensemble of London, and the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra. Dr. Park is chief architect of the Citygram project – a real-time data-driven, community-driven, and art-driven “3D” Soundmapping project launched in 2010 recently featured in The Atlantic and funded by organizations such as Google and IBM. Dr. Park also serves as the President of ICMA, director of the Interactive Arts Performance Series, board member of NYCEMF, and has served as Chair of ICMC 2006/2018/2019, ICAD 2013, SID 2015 conferences and founded the Noisegate 2016 in collaboration with the UN-SDNS. He is author of “Introduction to DSP: Computer Musically Speaking” published in 2010. He is currently Associate Professor holding a joint appointment in Music Technology and Composition & Theory at New York University.