About Peter Elsea

The Official Version

Peter Elsea received his B.M. (72), and M.A.(74) from The University of Iowa, where he studied composition with Peter Todd Lewis and Music Technology with Lowell Cross. He served as Studio technician and instructor in the U of I Electronic Music Studios from 1974 to 1980. Since 1980 he has been Director of the Electronic Music Studios at the University of California, Santa Cruz. He has published articles in Electronic Musician and Mix (South American edition) Magazines.He is a consultant to various music software and instrument companies and author of the "Lobject" extensions to the interactive composition program Max. His current work focuses on the synthesis of integrated sound and images.

Peter Elsea seated at a computer

A more personal version.