– APRIL 2021

2021 workshop explored emerging solutions and lessons learned during 2020, including the transition to substantial reliance on home broadband connections. The workshop has been presented in a virtual, condensed format.


Tuesday, 27 April 2021

Welcome and Introduction to Performing Arts and Advanced Networking:

Where We Were, What We Have Learned, Where We Are Going

Ann Doyle, Internet2 – Introduction
Mary Simoni, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Domenico Vicinanza, GÉANT – Introduction

Higher Education Policies, Challenges, Implications

John Kieser, New World Symphony
Mary Simoni, RPI
David Spencer, University of Memphis

Stefan Gies, Association Européenne des Conservatoires, Académies de Musique et Musikhochschulen (AEC)

Home Broadband Technology Overview

Chris Chafe and Sarah Weaver – JackTrip
Claudio Allocchio – eduMEET
Claudio Allocchio – Zoom Original Sound/High Fidelity Mode
Dan Nichols (Northern Illinois University) – Cleanfeed, JamKazam and SoundJack
Sarah Weaver (NowNet Arts, Inc) – Jamulus and SonoBus

Advanced Networking Technology

Claudio Allocchio – LOLA
Milos Liska (CESNET) and Maria Isabel Gandia (CUSC) – UltraGrid
Sven Ubik (CESNET) – MVTP
Marten Frojdo (Nordic Center for Digital Presence) – Remote North Networking

Closing Remarks

Network Arts Ensemble Demonstration Performance: Contemporary Network Arts Utilizing Composition, Improvisation, and Gesture, Featuring Technologies JackTrip, Zoom, OBS, and Vimeo Live – Sarah Weaver and Global Partners
To view one of NowNet Arts Lab Ensemble Demonstrations, click here.

Wednesday, 28 April 2021

Co-Creation Panel

Tom Gorman, Coventry University
Justin Trieger, New World Symphony Delma Rodriguez, Anilla Cultural Uruguay

Music Enabling Technology

Michael Dessen, UC Irvine – Reflections on Networked Music Making
Rob Hamilton, RPI – Music in the Time of Covid
Jesper Anderson, RDAM – Education Live-Streaming Distance Performance Tania Lisboa, RCM – Sychronous Online Learning: The Musicians’ Experiences

How to Stream and Record an Event

Constantin Basica, Stanford University

Thank You and Wrap Up: Announcement of Ongoing Series for 2021 and 2022 Host Location