Music researcher and research musician Alexander Refsum Jensenius from the University of Oslo presents an overview of the newest developments in instrument technology and address some of following questions: What will the music instruments of tomorrow be like? Will there only be electronic instruments? What is the role of the human performer when the computer can play by and with itself?
Alexander Refsum Jensenius is a music researcher and research musician working in the fields of embodied music cognition and new interfaces for musical expression. He is currently head of the Department of Musicology at the University of Oslo. Alexander has studied music, mathematics and informatics at the University of Oslo, Chalmers University, McGill University and UC Berkeley. He is actively involved in the international computer music community.