Department of Music

Eric Lyon: composition

Eric Lyon is a composer and computer music researcher. Major areas of focus include computer chamber music, spatial orchestration, and articulated noise composition. Recent compositions include "Spirits", a 43-channel electroacoustic piano composition for the ZKM Kubus,"Noise Variations" for ensemble mise-en, and “The Book of Strange Positions” for the violin duo String Noise.

His music has been released on Everglade Records, Capstone Records, EMF, Isospin Labs Records, Sound's Bounty, Centaur Records, Smart Noise Records, Ash International, and Bohn Media. His book “Designing Audio Objects for Max/MSP and Pd” is available from A-R Editions. He has previously taught computer music at Keio University, The International Academy of Media Arts and Sciences, Dartmouth College, Manchester University, and The Queen's University Belfast.

Eric Lyon