INTEGRA LAB IS A MUSIC INTERACTION DESIGN AND RESEARCH GROUP BASED AT BIRMINGHAM CONSERVATOIRE, PART OF BIRMINGHAM CITY UNIVERSITY.
Digital technology allows us to create an infinite variety of sounds, yet the full creative potential of music technology is only accessible to skilled specialists.
Our aim is to challenge this by empowering everyone, regardless of age, gender, technical ability, or discipline, to be expressive with music technology and contribute to human culture.
We achieve this through a process of research, design and development that re-thinks the relationship between music, sound and technology and explores fundamental questions such as:
Integra Lab is a music interaction and design research group, founded in 2009 at Birmingham Conservatoire part of Birmingham City University. Our location within one of Europe’s leading music Conservatoires gives us a unique insight into musical culture, creativity and expression required to solve these problems
The Integra Lab leads on a range of innovative projects in collaboration with international research groups and industry partners. We have also worked with leading music ensembles including Court Circuit and the BBC Symphony Orchestra. These projects push the boundaries of art and science.
The products developed as result of our research are used in the world's highest calibre teaching institutions including Conservatoire de Paris, the University of Montreal and Carnegie Mellon University.
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