John A. Yannelli

William Schuman Scholar in Music

Note: on leave spring semester

BPh, Thomas Jefferson College, University of Michigan. MFA, Sarah Lawrence College. Composer, innovator in the fields of electronic music and music for theatre and dance, composer of traditional and experimental works for all media, specialist in improvisational techniques, and director of the Sarah Lawrence Improvisational Ensemble. Toured nationally with the United Stage theatre company and conceived of and introduced the use of electronic music for the productions. Freelance record producer and engineer; music published by Soundspell Productions. SLC, 1984–

Courses taught in Music

Courses from previous years

2013-2014
  • Chamber Music Improvisation
  • Introduction to Electronic Music and Music Technology
  • MIDI: Sequencing, Recording, and Mastering Electronic Music
  • Orchestra Projects
  • Studio Composition and Music Technology
2012-2013
  • Chamber Music Improvisation
  • Experimental Improvisation Ensemble
  • First-Year Studies: Music and Technology
  • Introduction to Electronic Music and Music Technology
  • MIDI: Sequencing, Recording, and Mastering Electronic Music
  • Orchestra Projects
  • Studio Composition and Music Technology
2011-2012
  • Analog and Digital Synthesis
  • Chamber Music Improvisation
  • Digital Audio Workstations and MIDI
  • Introduction to Electronic Music and Music Technology
  • Recording, Sequencing, and Mastering Electronic Music
  • Studio Composition and Music Technology

Courses taught in Dance

Courses from previous years

2013-2014
  • Dance Making
  • Experimental Improvisation Ensemble
2012-2013
  • Dance Making
  • Experimental Improvisation Ensemble
2011-2012
  • Dance Making

Courses taught in MFA Dance Program

Courses from previous years

2013-2014
  • Dance Making
  • Experimental Improvisation Ensemble

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