Asha K. Tamirisa

Assistant Professor of Music

Associations

Music

Olin Arts Center, Room 260

207-786-6138atamiris@bates.edu

About

Asha Tamirisa [she/her/hers] is an artist and researcher primarily working with sound and video in performance and installation. Her work often explores materiality, metaphor, history and archives, and gender and technology. Asha holds a Ph.D. in Computer Music and Multimedia and an M.A. in Modern Culture and Media from Brown University, and has taught at Street Level Youth Media, Brown University, RISD, and Bates College.

Education

PhD – Brown University, Computer Music and Multimedia

MA – Brown University, Computer Music and Multimedia

MA – Brown University, Modern Culture and Media

BA – Oberlin College, Musical Studies

Courses

  • FYS 528 –  Noise / Silence
  • MUS 231 – Music Theory I
  • MUS 232 – Music Theory II
  • MUS 218 – Soundscapes: Recording and Designing Sound
  • DCMU 219 – Composing Sonic Systems
  • INDS s24 – Creating Interactive Digital Art in Twine
  • DCMUs15 –  Sonic Arts and Crafts

Expertise

Current Courses

Winter Semester 2024

DCS 219 / MUS 219
Composing Sonic Systems

MUS 310 / THEA 310
Immersive Media Installation

MUS 310 / THEA 310
Immersive Media Installation

MUS 360
Independent Study

Fall Semester 2024

MUS 218
Soundscapes: Recording and Designing Sound

MUS 231
Music Theory I