Eli Stine ’14

  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Computer Music and Digital Arts

Areas of Study


  • PhD and master’s in composition and computer technologies, University of Virginia (Jefferson Fellow)
  • BA in computer science and BM in technology in music and related arts, Oberlin College


Eli 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.

Stine‘s work has been programmed at festivals and conferences including ICMC, SEAMUS, NIME, CMMR, NYCEMF, the Third Practice, Studio 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. He has undertaken residencies at the Stanford Music Information Retrieval Workshop, Atlantic Center for the Arts, 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 sound design for film has been heard by more than 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.


Finney on Demand

April 20, 2020

A homegrown app allows musicians everywhere to mimic the acoustics of their favorite Oberlin venues.

Sounds of Science

October 3, 2019

Electroacoustic artist Eli Stine ’14 returns to teach and create at Oberlin.