About John Holland

John Holland is a composer and Professor Emeritus in the Studio for Interrelated Media at Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston. In the early 1980's, he co-founded Nature and Inquiry, an artists group that meets weekly to discuss ideas in art and science. The group has presented work at the MIT Media Lab, the Harvard Smithsonian Observatory, Habitat Institute, The Copley Gallery in Boston, to name a few. For the past 20 years he has taught a class that introduces artists to leading-edge ideas in science. In 2001 the Boston Globe reported that Nature, Science and Art was the most popular class at the College.

Pioneers of Electronic Music / Symphony of Episodes

Pioneers of Electronic Music for Modified Speaking Voice and Electronic Music  (2000)  27:37

John Holland, speaking voice, electronic music
Matt Stevenson, signal processing of voice (via turntable)

Vladamir Ussachevsky - Columbia-Princeton Computer Music Studio

Vladamir Ussachevsky – Columbia-Princeton Computer Music Studio

Symphony of Episodes  (2005)  13:36


(symphonic segments from Luciano Berio, Pierre Boulez, John Cage, Elliott Carter, Charles Ives, Olivier Messiaen, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Edgar Varese, Anton Webern; original electronic music)