Drew Krause (wordecho.org (http://www.wordecho.org)) presents an introduction to algorithmic composition using Lisp, including several currently available Lisp music applications. Additionally he discusses his own music work in Lisp, which includes search, constraint programming, random processes and other techniques.
Drew has been using Lisp for over 10 years to compose chamber, orchestral, electronic and choral works. He is the author of the Common Lisp Composer’s Library for algorithmic music composition and is on the music faculty of New York University.
Complimentary pizza and beer are provided by Meetup.