Primary Affiliation: University of Massachusetts Lowell - Lowell, MA, USA
AES Member Type: Associate
Daniel A. Walzer is an experienced and well-rounded professional in a range areas including music technology, higher education, and broadcast media. Walzer presently serves as an Assistant Professor of Composition for New Media at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. Walzer draws on many years of music performance, session playing, indie label management, and music production experience to guide his research and pedagogical interests in audio education.
Walzer's creative and audio-focused writings appear in the Journal of Music, Technology & Education, the Music Educators Journal, TOPICS for Music Education Praxis, the Journal of Media Education, the Journal of Audio and Radio Media, the Leonardo Music Journal and in Sounding Out!: The Sounding Studies Blog. Additionally, Walzer's publications appear in forthcoming edited collections and in numerous conference proceedings.
Walzer is a Co-PI on a National Science Foundation Grant called "Teach a Computer to Sing", which investigates the relationship between music and computer coding with middle school students. Additionally, Walzer's creative soundscape work explores field recordings and remixing audio drawn from urban and rural across New England.
Walzer received his BM from Bowling Green State University, his MM from the University of Cincinnati, and his MFA from Academy of Art University. Presently, he's completing a PhD in Leadership from the University of the Cumberlands and is thrilled to be presenting at AES 141.
More Info: http://www.danielwalzer.com
The Graduate Audio Database Project: A Look into Pragmatic Decision-Making in Postgraduate AE Curricular Design (Author)