Christopher Poovey

  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Computer Music and Digital Arts

Areas of Study


Christopher Poovey is a composer, media artist, and creative coder who creates music and software which produce rich and colorful sound and encourages interactive structures. Christopher’s compositions have been performed by Ensemble Dal Niente, Ensemble Mise-en, University of North Texas’s Nova Ensemble, Indiana University’s New Music Ensemble, and Indiana University’s Brass Choir.  Chris was a finalist for the 2021 International Confederation of Electroacoustic Grand Prix and has received a special mention from the 2021 Ars Electronica Forum Wallis. His work has also been selected for performance at conferences such as the International Computer Music Conference, Seoul International Computer Music Festival, International Confederation of Electroacoustic Music General Assembly, New York Electronic Music Festival, Society for Electroacoustic Music in the United States National Conference, Inner SoundScapes, National Student Electronic Music Event, Electronic Music Midwest, and Mox Sonic.

In addition to his work in composition, Christopher develops software for electronics music production and performance primarily in Max and CSound including the Grainflow package for Max, a plethora of Max for Live devices, and VST instrument build using the Cabbage framework. These tools and his compositions may be found at

Spring 2023

Prin Pvt Tech: — PVST 043
Sec Pvt Tech: — PVST 093
Performance Technology Workshop — TECH 203
Sophomore Studio — TECH 292
TIMARA Apprenticeship - F — TECH 303F
TIMARA Apprenticeship - H — TECH 303H
Workshop in Music and Media Technologies — TECH 350