Gary S. Kendall Spatial Audio, Electroacoustic Composition, Spiritual Sound



Check out my 2014 articles in CMJ and OS!

“The Feeling Blend: Feeling and Emotion in Electroacoustic Art.”Organised Sound, 19(2):192:202. Cambridge University Press, United Kingdom. PDF.

“Sound Synthesis With Auditory Distortion Products.” Co-authored with Christopher Haworth and Rodrigo Cadiz. Computer Music Journal 38(4). PDF. Audio examples can be found here.

Learn about my recently published spiritual book, We Are The Future Earth!


Artillerigatan 40
114 45 Stockholm

Professional/Academic Positions:

10/12 Indepedent researcher/composer.
8/08 - 9/12 Lecturer, School of Creative Arts, Queen's Univeristy Belfast
9/01 - 8/08 Co-director of the Sound Design Program
9/92 - 8/08 Associate Professor and Coordinator of Music Technology Program
1/89 - 9/91 Leave of absence while serving as President of Auris Corporation
9/82 - 8/08 Associate Professor of Music Theory and Composition, Northwestern University.
9/76 - 9/82 Assistant Professor of Music Theory and Composition, Northwestern University.


1982 Doctor of Philosophy, University of Texas at Austin. Major in Music Theory.
1971 Bachelor of Music, University of Texas at Austin. Major in music composition.
Brief Bio

Gary Kendall has recently settled in Stockholm after retiring as Lecturer at the Sonic Arts Research Center in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Before this appointment he was Associate Professor of Music Technology at Northwestern University where he served both as Coordinator of the Music Technology Program and Co-Director of the Program in Sound Design. As an author, especially in electroacoustic analysis and spatial audio, he has contributed to the Computer Music Journal, Organised Sound and Proceedings of the ICMC. He has presented research at the Electroacoustic Music Studies conference, SEAMUS, the Audio Engineering Society and the Acoustical Society of America. His compositions have been performed at SEAMUS, the Spark Festival, the Florida Electroacoustic Music Festival and AIMaako’11 in Santiago, Chile. Much recent creative work has focused on spirituality and music and includes spatial sound installations. He is a student of Andean Shamanism and trained as an energetic healer through studies with Amorah Quan Yin.

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