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Douglas Cohen

Music, Conservatory of

Location: 423 Whitehead Hall
Phone: 718.951.5000 x2892
Fax: 718.951.4502

Douglas Cohen is undergraduate deputy director, Conservatory of Music; associate director, Center for Computer Music; coordinator, Core Curriculum 1130; and director, Brooklyn College Composers' Forum. He is an intermedia composer and often collaborator with film, performance and folk artists. Cohen was an early advocate for digital media on the Internet. He organized the NewMusNet Conference of Arts Wire with Pauline Oliveros and later served as Arts Wire Systems coordinator. Cohen is a specialist in American experimental music with particular attention to the work of John Cage, Morton Feldman and Pauline Oliveros. He co-created and produced the evening-length intermedia work "imusicircus" at Experimental Intermedia in New York and LACE Gallery in Los Angeles (later with the California EAR Unit at the L.A. County Museum of Art) as "City Circus" events for the John Cage exhibition "Rolywholyover a Circus." His website may be visited at

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