Richard Graham is a guitarist and computer musician based in the United States. He has performed across the U.S., Asia, U.K., and Europe, including festivals and conferences such as Celtronic and the International Symposium on Electronic Art. He has composed music for British and US television, recorded live sessions for BBC radio, and his music has been authored for the popular video game, Rock Band.
Graham’s academic research is centered around computer-assisted music composition and instrumental performance. He developed the first iteration of his live performance system for multichannel guitar as an artist-in-residence at STEIM in 2010. He received his Ph.D. in Music Technology from the University of Ulster in 2012 and he is now an Assistant Professor of Music and Technology at Stevens Institute of Technology in New Jersey. His most recent paper on performance systems design was presented at NIME 2014 and pieces from his most recent album, Nascent, will feature at SEAMUS, NYCEMF, and ICMC in 2015.