A Good Education (Explorations in Data and Music)

by zw buckley

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This work is a collection of three short compositions designed to explore the economic prospects of students over the course of their education. I as the composer have translated graphs and data sets into scores and then recorded three different ensembles as they translated the scores into a performance.


ISU School of Art Best in Show 2018

Arts Technology Best in Interactive & Digital Media 2018


released April 1, 2018

The Average Student Loan Borrower in 7/4:
Percussion: Brian Urquhart

Tuition Rises, Wages Stagnate:
Violin: Rhoda Roberts
Violin: Kathryn Balk
Viola: Mary Barba
Cello: Erin Murphy

Nominal vs Actual Minimum Wage:
Piano: Eric Gilardon
Double Bass: Kathryn Balk

Composed, recorded, mixed, and mastered by zw buckley


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