Compositional Studies alumni Ryan Olivier composes music for both traditional ensembles and fixed media and is currently interested in incorporating real-time interaction between live performers and visualized electronics to create interactive multimedia works.
Olivier's Metronomic Hommage was performed as part of the 60x60 UnTwelve Mix at the Mobius gallery in Cambridge, MA, Colorful Movements was screened at the Fresh Minds Festival at Texas A&M, and his Musica Elementis was premiered by the Temple New Music Ensemble, Jan Krzywicki, cond.
This March Ryan's Nova Vita was performed by Stephanie Titus at the 2015 National Student Electronic Music Event (N_SEME) at Bowling Green State University. He also presented a portion of his dissertation in a paper entitled, “Hearing Electronic Voices: Discourse and Meaning through Contrapuntal Multimedia” at the College Music Society (CMS) Mid-Atlantic Conference at High Point University.
Ryan will present, "Hearing Electronic Voices" at the 2015 Society for Electro-acoustic Music in the United Sates (SEAMUS), National Conference at Virginia Tech on March 28, 2015. Additionally, Nova Vita will also be screened in the listening room each day of the SEAMUS conference. Nova Vita will also be performed at the New York City Electronic Music Festival (NYCEMF) June 22- June 28, 2015. He will also screen The TriSicle 8.1 at the new Mise-en Place in Brooklyn, NYC on May 1, 2015.