Bio

Jazer Sibley-Schwartz is a musician, composer, and computational artist. A Lecturer at Mount Holyoke and the University of Massachusetts, he teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in Music Technology and Production. Jazer holds Bachelor of Art degrees in Music and Physics from Skidmore College and a Master of Music degree in Composition from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He is an active composer for dance and an accompanist in the Five Colleges. His current research focuses on generative and algorithmic design for computer music and animation.


Private instruction in Digital Music Production

Private instruction in Digital Music Production is a project-based approach to pursue your own interests around making music. Recording, mixing, synthesis, sampling, MIDI sequencing, FX/filter design, and algorithmic/generative approaches are some of the topics available.

Software for the course is flexible and includes major DAWs such as Ableton Live, Logic Pro, Reaper, FL Studio, Max/MSP, PureData, Supercollider, and others. Lessons will meet each student’s level of experience and there are no prerequisites.