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Worrall, David (1954 - )

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Artist, Composer, Consultant, Sound Designer and Systems Developer
Born: 1954  Australia
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David Worrall studied music composition at the Universities of Sydney and Adelaide with Peter Sculthorpe, Ross Edwards, Richard Meale and Tristram Cary. David has won various composition and research awards. He joined the Faculty of Music at Melbourne University in 1979 where he taught twentieth-century music composition techniques and orchestration as well as undertaking research in computer music. In 1981 He designed and taught the first first undergraduate course in computer music in Australia.

In 1986 he was appointed Director of the Electronic Music Studios at the Canberra School of Music. He established and became the Foundation Head of the Australian Centre for the Arts and Technology (ACAT) at the Australian National University in 1989, a position he held for over a decade. During that time he established the first Australian postgraduate degrees in the electronic arts. David was President of the Australasian Computer Music Association,1997-2000. He designs and builds portable geodesic domes and maintains interests in technical analysis and other more esoteric forms of risk assessment.

 

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Structure based on ISAAR(CPF) - click here for an explanation of the fields.Prepared by: Iain Mott
Created: 12 March 2002
Modified: 25 June 2003

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Updated: 18 January 2007
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