More than a Stanford concert hall, Bing is a high-tech music research lab

In a series of performances, students and faculty from Stanford's Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics will give audiences an immersive 3-D experience.

Like a well-designed sports car, Stanford’s new Bing Concert Hall looks great from the outside but is even more impressive when you peer under the hood. And Feb. 15-16, Bing’s high-tech engine will shift into overdrive when the groundbreaking electronic musicians of Stanford’s Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA) showcase their latest works. From…

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Stanford’s Bing Concert Hall opens this Friday with soundscape fanfare

The first notes on opening night will show off the advanced acoustic and technical systems of the new concert hall.

A three-minute fanfare packed with sounds shaped and inspired by Stanford’s Bing Concert Hall – including harbor horns, a Canadian icebreaker, music student assignments and even the hall’s steel beams – will be the first music heard at the hall on opening night this Friday, Jan. 11. Faculty at the Department of Music’s Center for…

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