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Harnessing AI’s creative potential

WATCH: UM researcher explores the future of computer-aided music

July 24, 2023 — 

Step into the fascinating world of music composition with Örjan Sandred, professor of composition at Desautels Faculty of Music, who is revolutionizing the creative process with the aid of AI.

In this fascinating video, Sandred speaks about how he combines human ingenuity with Artificial Intelligence, utilizing advanced algorithms to compose new musical pieces and infuse emotion into the work.

Beyond the studio, Sandred aspires to create a ground-breaking concert series that brings together performers and AI on the same stage, unlocking new dimensions of musical expression and emotional exploration. As Sandred notes, music has always reflected the times, and in this era, harnessing the power of AI in music composition and creation is a logical and exciting progression.

This video story is part of a series of stories looking at disruption and innovation happening across UM.

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