CV (download)

Selected Creative Works

20 Shots (2020), improvisation with mobile phone controller and computer server, 7’37”

Ice Machine at the Motel 6 (2018), improvisation with mobile phone controller and computer server, ca. 5’48”

Fluctuations (2015), fixed media, 2 channels, 7’22”

4Quarters (2012-2013), interactive compositional tool for multiple mobile phones & computer server, (indeterminate duration)

Music for Sydney Ann’s Apple (2007), two pianos and electronics, 19’38”

when spoken to in dreams (2006), computer laptop improvisation with visuals and recorded sounds, 11’18”

Cassia (2004), f, cl (bcl), vn, vc, perc, pf, 2’30”

Selected Publications

Bowen, N. and Reeder, D. 2014.  “Mobile Phones as Ubiquitous Instruments: Towards Standardizing Performance Data on the Network.”In Proceedings of the Joint International Computer Music Conference and Sound & Music Computing Conference (2014).Athens. (download paper)

Bowen, N. 2013. Mobile Phones, Group Improvisation, and Music: Trends in Digital Socialized Music Making. PhD Dissertation, CUNY Graduate Center. (download dissertation; view abstract)

Bowen, N. 2012. “4Quarters: Real-time Collaborative Music Environment for Mobile Phones”. In Proceedings of the 1st Symposium on Laptop Ensembles & Orchestras. Baton Rouge. (download paper)

Selected Commercial Productions

Upgrade (2019) for Tiled Microapps (1:20)

LA Summer (2017), original backing track to Kids Foot Locker ad (2:12)

Designing Impact, music and sound effects for Design @ McKinsey (contact Nathan directly for password), (2:09)

Additional Materials

Statement of Teaching Philosophy (download)

Statement of Research Interests (download)