MSRI/BCC host “Music, Computing, People,” with Dr. Ge Wang in BCC Auditorium @ 7 p.m., Wed., Feb. 12

5 February 2014

130805_Ge_Wang2Dr. Ge Wang’s lecture will focus on music, computing and people. He is an assistant professor at Stanford University in the Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA). He researches programming languages and interactive software systems for computer music, mobile and social music, laptop orchestras, and education at the intersection of computer science and music. Dr. Wang is the author of the ChucK audio programming language, is founding director of the Stanford Laptop Orchestra (SLOrk) and of the Stanford Mobile Phone Orchestra (MoPhO). He also co-founded Smule, and is the designer of the iPhone’s Ocarina and Magic Piano.


Wang’s lecture is free and open to the public. To get your free admission tickets (they are required), go to The lecture will be held in Berkeley City College’s Auditorium on Wednesday, February 12, 2014, at 7 pm. Berkeley City College is located at 2050 Center Street, downtown Berkeley, a half block from the Berkeley BART Station.


For details about the event, Dr. Wang and his work, go to:

Remaining MSRI-BCC lectures will take place at 7 p.m., Wednesdays in BCC’s auditorium, 2050 Center St. between Shattuck Ave. and Milvia St., on Mar. 12, and Apr. 9.


The “Not on the Test: The Pleasures and Uses of Mathematics” series of lectures is sponsored by the Simons Foundation ( and co-presented by the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute and Berkeley City College. For details about lecturers and the series, please visit



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