Electroacoustic Music, Film Sound Design, Video Art, Animation, Interactive Media, Software Design, Digital Musical Instruments, Music/Video Technology Pedagogy


Eli Stine is a composer, programmer, and educator. Stine is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor at Oberlin Conservatory. Stine received Ph.D. and Masters degrees in Composition and Computer Technologies as a Jefferson Fellow at the University of Virginia and bachelor’s degrees in Technology In Music And Related Arts and Computer Science from Oberlin College and Oberlin Conservatory.

Stine's work explores electroacoustic sound, multimedia technologies (often custom-built software, video projection, and multi-channel speaker systems), and collaboration between disciplines (artistic and otherwise).

Festivals and conferences that have programmed Stine's work include ICMCSEAMUS, NIME, CMMR, NYCEMF, the Third PracticeStudio 300, and Threshold festivals, CubeFest, the Muestra Internacional de Música Electroacústica, the International Sound Art Festival Berlin, the Workshop on Intelligent Music Interfaces for Listening and Creation, and the International Conference on Computational Intelligence in Music, Sound, Art and Design. Residencies attended include the Stanford Music Information Retrieval WorkshopAtlantic Center for the Arts (x2), Banff Centre, Harvestworks, Prague Film School, and Centro Mexicano para la Música y las Artes Sonoras. His research has been presented and published internationally in the proceedings of the International Symposium on Computer Music Multidisciplinary Research, Sounding Out The Space Conference, International Computer Music Conference and the Intelligent User Interfaces Conference.

Stine’s film sound design has been heard by over a million people in The Amerikans web series, his sound design for the virtual reality installation VRWandlung, a VR adaptation of Franz Kafka’s Metamorphosis, is touring around the world, with installation locations including Prague, Berlin, Madrid, Cairo, Oslo, Seoul, Tokyo, and Hong Kong.

In his free time Stine enjoys exercising, making video and audio recordings, learning different electronic musics, and reading.