Department of Music Lecture: Christopher Douthitt

“Near-Songs, Audio Spaces, and the Exploded Lyric”

Christopher Douthitt, Lecturer in Electronic Music, Washington University in St. Louis

Near-Songs, Audio Spaces, and the Exploded Lyric

Christopher Douthitt will discuss his recent compositions and scholarly projects, which explore the connections between audio manipulations, songlike expression, and the spatial perception of sound.
Christopher Douthitt is a composer, performer, and researcher from Spokane, Washington. His creative work engages language, technology, and collaboration, usually in mixed electroacoustic ensembles. His research focuses on the design of new digital instruments and on the construction of space in audio recordings. He is Lecturer in Electronic Music at Washington University in St Louis.