Michael McNabb

Michael McNabb was born in Salinas, California in 1952. He holds a doctorate in composition from Stanford University, where he studied with Leland Smith and John Chowning. He also studied with Betsy Jolas at the Paris Conservatoire. Awards received include those from the National Endowment for the Arts, the League of Composers/ lnternational Society for Contemporary Music, the Groupe de Musique Experimentale de Bourges, and the Georges Lurcy Trust.

He has taught courses in music theory and computer music at Stanford and has composed computer music for films and modern dance.

McNabb began working at the Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRAMA) at Stanford in 1976, when composers and programmers were still laying the groundwork for computer music. While continuing his association with CCRMA, he now works primarily in his personal studio in Palo Alto, California.

Nationality
United States