Faculty & Staff
Chris Brown Chris Brown
Professor of Music
Co-Director, Center of Contemporary Music

At Mills since 1987

Office: Music 243
Phone: 510.430.2330
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Faculty Office Hours
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  On sabbatical Fall 2014 MUS 243

  • MFA, Electronic Music and Recording Media, Mills College, Oakland, 1985
  • BA, University of California, Santa Cruz with Honors in Music, 1974
Courses Taught
  • MUS 006: Diatonic Harmony and Counterpoint
  • MUS 014/114: Musics of the World: The Pacific, Asia, and India
  • MUS 015/115: Musics of the World: Africa, the Mediterranean, and the Americas
  • MUS 020/120: American Music
  • MUS 251: Seminar in Computer Music
  • MUS 252: Seminar in Electronic Music Performance
  • MUS 291: Seminar in Composition
Professional Interests

Composition and improvisation, interactive electronic music, musical instrument building and new instrumental resources, sound installations, algorithmic composition, 21st-century performance practice, world music

Last Updated: 3/15/18