John Kammerer is a Seattle-based composer, sound designer, and computer musician.

John earned his MM in horn performance from the University of South Carolina, where he studied with JD Shaw. While at USC, his main focus was music for horn that utilizes electronics, machine learning, and human-computer interaction.

In 2015, John joined the Santa Clara Vanguard as their sound designer and live engineer. In addition to his work with SCV, John is in demand as a sound designer and audio engineer/technician for award-winning high school marching bands and indoor ensembles nationwide. 

John is the founder and artistic director of the ebb:flow music collective, an experimental new music ensemble dedicated to interdisciplinary artistic collaboration. During his time at USC, he had the opportunity to serve terms as both Vice President as President on the board of CICA (Collaborations In Contemporary Art), an organization focused on bringing music, art, video and dance to USC students and the Columbia community. 

John’s musical endeavors reside primarily within the realm of new, electronic, and digital music with an emphasis on human-computer interaction, experimental performance techniques, and the creation of new digital musical instruments.



Photo by Thomas Hammond (website)



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