School of Music

Spencer Salazar

Spencer Salazar
Spencer Salazar serves as Special Faculty at California Institute of the Arts in addition to pursuing a doctoral degree at Stanford CCRMA. His research is focused on systems and forms for computer-based music expression, composition, and experience. Previously, he has created new software and hardware interfaces for the ChucK audio programming language, developed prototype consumer electronics for top technology companies, architected large-scale social music interactions for Smule, an iPhone application developer, and composed for laptop and mobile phone ensembles. He received a Bachelor of Science and Engineering in Computer Science from Princeton University in 2006, and a Master of Arts degree in Computer-based Music Theory and Acoustics from Stanford University in 2012.