Daniel Oore is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor in Music at Grinnell College. He was the Postdoctoral Fellow with the International Institute for Critical Studies in Improvisation (IICSI) at the Memorial University of Newfoundland where he was affiliated with MEARL (Memorial Electroacoustic Research Lab) and the University of Guelph, and was a Visiting Scholar-Artist at the University of Toronto.
Dr. Oore’s presentations are hosted across Canada, USA, and Europe, by conferences, institutions, and faculties researching: music, media, machine learning, culture, journalism, music education, composition, and improvisation.
He received a University Medal and a Most Outstanding Student distinction at Dalhousie University, and a Faculty of Music Graduating Award at the University of Toronto, where he was a nationally top-ranked Bombardier SSHRC (Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council) Doctoral Fellow.
Embodied and multimodal musical experience is a theme in Oore’s research (e.g. the music of motion, the music of speech).
Current research includes:
SEE: RESEARCH PROJECTS
- Improvisation research through the International Institute for Critical Studies in Improvisation (IICSI)
- AI-music collaborations with Sageev Oore (Google Brain, Vector, Dalhousie)
- Genocide (Holocaust) research collaborations with Irene Oore (Alexander McLoed Chair in Modern Languages, Dalhousie)
- Pedagogy of spontaneous and interdisciplinary improvisation (ongoing longitudinal study)
- Music video analysis collaborations with, e.g.: Carol Vernallis (Stanford), Steve Shaviro (Wayne State), Kyra Gaunt (SUNY Albany), Jason King (NYU), Jonathan Leal (USC), Lauren Cramer (UofT)
- Rhythmic, temporal, auditory-musical, visual, and movement analyses of sound, music videos, DIY videos, and film trailers
- Donald Trump
- Snap, twang, blue note, and temporal deviation