Concept: Projects related to the making and unmaking of sound. Sound Studies is an emerging interdisciplinary field that explores the idea of sound from cultural, aesthetic, and scientific perspectives. it also considers technologies of reproduction and circulation.

The Department of Music is a primary site for the study and creation of music, both traditional and conceptual, and including work with technology-mediated approaches to music composition and performance. The Program in Dance engages with technology and performance through a variety of programs and projects, incorporating sound and other media in their work.