HY Blog: Introducing the Laptop Ensemble

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Laptops, MIDI controllers, and classically-trained musicians are proving to be a complementary combination at the Frost School of Music. Allow us to introduce to you: University of Miami’s Laptop Ensemble, students who are pioneering the use of laptops as their primary performance instruments. Though most of the musicians in the ensemble are enrolled in classical training in other musical disciplines, we do think it’s a really interesting move to showcase computer-based performances in a traditional university setting. As the influence of computer-based music continues to permeate into almost every form of music-making, we love that accredited music schools are starting to reconsider what a traditional ensemble looks like.

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