Professor David Dvorin

MFA in Music Composition, California Institute of the Arts
Phone: 530-898-4848
Building: PAC, Room 211
Department Position: Music faculty

DvorinEmmy-nominated composer, author, and educator, David Dvorin has had his music performed in numerous new music and multimedia festivals around the United States, including the Carmel Performing Arts Festival, Big Sur Experimental Music Festival, Music in the Mountains Festival, Wet Ink, Palais Ideal, Sound & Vision Festival, TechArt20xx, SEAMUS, Kansas City Electronic Music Arts and Alliance, 60x60 Project, and FirstWorks/Pixilerations. In 2007, David took over as director for the annual California State University, Chico New Music Symposium, which showcases new music performances and master classes from both university and visiting composers.

In addition to producing several CDs and DVDs of his own work, David’s artistic and technical skills have been utilized by such musical luminaries as composer Terry Riley and the Kronos Quartet, for whom he designed and produced the electroacoustic music for the 2002 NASA commissioned piece, "Sun Rings”, and mixed the electronic music for the 2008 Nonesuch release, “Cusp of Magic”.

Regarded as an expert on Apple’s Logic Pro software, his textbook, Logic Pro 9: Advanced Music Production, now in its third edition, has been adopted by educational institutions worldwide, and is the basis for Apple Computer’s certified training.

David is currently a professor of music composition and electronic music at California State University, Chico.

More information about David can be found here.