Jeffrey Weeter composes music, designs real-time multimedia instruments, plays the drums and performs musically with technology. He is director of the Cork Audio Visual Ensemble (CAVE) which performed “The Box” at the International Computer Music/Sound and Music Computing Conference in Athens, Greece. His work was also recently performed at Kunsthaus in Zurich, the !f Istanbul AFM International Independent Film Festival, and the Cork Film Festival. During 2011 and again in 2012, collaborations with electronic musician Kate Simko toured the world, touching every continent.As an educator, Dr Weeter created the first music composition MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) of it's kind in collaboration with Kadenze, leaders in learning creative technologies online. The course "Loop: Repetition and Variation in Music", has been taken by thousands across the globe.He completed his Doctorate in Music Composition from Northwestern University, served five years as an audio engineer for the Emmy winning “Oprah Winfrey Show”, Harpo Studios, Chicago and is currently a Lecturer in Music Composition at University College Cork, Ireland.

Research Interests

Music Composition, Contemporary Music, Composing with Interactive New Media, Computer Music, Performance with Computers, New Devices for Musical Expression, Sound Design for New Media, Recording Studio techniques, Guerrilla Sound Techniques, Sound installation, Improvisation, Live and Interactive Video and Sound Processing

Book Chapters

YearPublication
(2018)'A Functional Analysis of Haptic Feedback in Digital Musical Instrument Interactions'
Gareth Young, Dave Murphy, Jeffrey Weeter (2018) 'A Functional Analysis of Haptic Feedback in Digital Musical Instrument Interactions' In: Musical Haptics. UK: Springer. [Details]

Compositions (Music)

YearPublication
(2016)Love and Rockets.
Jeffrey Weeter (2016) Love and Rockets. Cork: Compositions (Music) [Details]
(2015)the dove and the flame.
Jeffrey Weeter, Paul Deuth (2015) the dove and the flame. Chicago: Compositions (Music) [Details]
(2014)Music In The Time It Takes For A Tornado To Strike.
Weeter, J. (2014) Music In The Time It Takes For A Tornado To Strike. Compositions (Music) [Details]
(2014)CAVE - The BOX.
Weeter, J., Foott, D. (2014) CAVE - The BOX. Compositions (Music) [Details]
(2012)Once Upon A Good Time in the Bad and Ugly West.
Weeter, J., Deuth, P. (2012) Once Upon A Good Time in the Bad and Ugly West. Compositions (Music) [Details]
(2012)Kate Simko Live A/V.
Simko, K., Weeter, J.; (2012) Kate Simko Live A/V. Chicago, USA: Compositions (Music) [Details]
(2011)Lustre.
Simko, K., Weeter, J.; (2011) Lustre. Chicago, USA: Compositions (Music) [Details]
(2009)Lear.
Weeter, J; (2009) Lear. Compositions (Music) [Details]
(2006)Pattern Portraits: Amsterdam.
Weeter, J.; (2006) Pattern Portraits: Amsterdam. Compositions (Music) [Details]
(2005)Six Corners.
Cartwright, M., Moorefield, V., Weeter, J.; (2005) Six Corners. Compositions (Music) [Details]
(2004)Chicago Union Station.
Cartwright, M., Moorefield, V., Weeter, J.; (2004) Chicago Union Station. Compositions (Music) [Details]
(2004)Fire and Ice Present: The Sound Of The Sound Of Music.
Deuth, P., Weeter, J.; (2004) Fire and Ice Present: The Sound Of The Sound Of Music. Compositions (Music) [Details]
(2004)Canto.
Weeter, J.; (2004) Canto. Compositions (Music) [Details]
(2003)Fire and Ice present The News.
Deuth, P., Weeter, J.; (2003) Fire and Ice present The News. Compositions (Music) [Details]
(2003)Dogs Are Whales.
Weeter, J.; (2003) Dogs Are Whales. Compositions (Music) [Details]
(2003)Lucid Dream Ensemble.
Moorefield, V., Schmudde, D., Weeter, J., Wolek, N.; (2003) Lucid Dream Ensemble. Compositions (Music) [Details]
(2003)'Mercials.
Weeter, J; (2003) 'Mercials. Compositions (Music) [Details]
(2002)Low Circulation Report.
Sonnenberg, K., Weeter, J.; (2002) Low Circulation Report. Compositions (Music) [Details]
(2002)RAST.
Weeter, J.; (2002) RAST. Compositions (Music) [Details]
(2002)Trio for Contrabass, Electric Guitar and Computer.
Weeter, J.; (2002) Trio for Contrabass, Electric Guitar and Computer. Compositions (Music) [Details]
(2001)Mothergun.
Weeter, J.; (2001) Mothergun. Compositions (Music) [Details]
(2001)The Frangipani Door.
Weeter, J.; (2001) The Frangipani Door. Compositions (Music) [Details]
(2001)The Hole.
Weeter, J.; (2001) The Hole. Compositions (Music) [Details]
(2001)Pussyboy.
Weeter, J.; (2001) Pussyboy. Compositions (Music) [Details]
(2001)Melancholy Play.
Weeter, J.; (2001) Melancholy Play. Compositions (Music) [Details]
(2001)Light Light Light Light Light.
Weeter, J.; (2001) Light Light Light Light Light. Compositions (Music) [Details]
(2000)Glimpse.
Weeter, J.; (2000) Glimpse. Compositions (Music) [Details]
(2000)These Realities.
Weeter, J.; (2000) These Realities. Compositions (Music) [Details]
(1999)$.10/dz.
Weeter, J.; (1999) $.10/dz. Compositions (Music) [Details]
(1999)Falling/Climbing (Unapologetically) Toward Persuasion.
Weeter, J.; (1999) Falling/Climbing (Unapologetically) Toward Persuasion. Compositions (Music) [Details]
(1999)Trio.
Weeter, J.; (1999) Trio. Compositions (Music) [Details]
(1999)Untitled.
Towell, B., Weeter, J.; (1999) Untitled. Compositions (Music) [Details]
(1998)As Though It Were A Conscious Choice.
Weeter, J.; (1998) As Though It Were A Conscious Choice. Compositions (Music) [Details]
(1997)Tuesday's Lesson.
Weeter, J.; (1997) Tuesday's Lesson. Compositions (Music) [Details]

Performances (Music)

YearPublication
(2014)CAVE - Pop Out.
Weeter, J., Foott, D. (2014) CAVE - Pop Out. Performances (Music) [Details]
(2014)Cork Audio Visual Ensemble - The Box.
Weeter, J., Foott, D. (2014) Cork Audio Visual Ensemble - The Box. Performances (Music) [Details]
(2012)Kate Simko Live A/V Tour.
Simko, K., Weeter, J.; (2012) Kate Simko Live A/V Tour. Chicago, USA: Performances (Music) [Details]
(2011)Lustre Live Tour.
Simko, K., Weeter, J.; (2011) Lustre Live Tour. Chicago, USA: Performances (Music) [Details]
(2011)Lustre European Tour.
Weeter, J. Simko, K. (2011) Lustre European Tour. Performances (Music) [Details]
(2010)Jeffrey Weeter and Danny McCarthy - 13 November 2010.
Weeter, J., McCarthy, D.; (2010) Jeffrey Weeter and Danny McCarthy - 13 November 2010. Performances (Music) [Details]
(2010)Jeffrey Weeter with StetLab - October 11, 2010.
Weeter, J., Stet Lab; (2010) Jeffrey Weeter with StetLab - October 11, 2010. Performances (Music) [Details]
(2009)Chicago Union Station.
Cartwright, M., Moorefield, V., Weeter, J.; (2009) Chicago Union Station. Londonderry: Performances (Music) [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

YearPublication
(2016)'Haptics in Music: The Effects of Vibrotactile Stimulus in Low Frequency Auditory Difference Detection Tasks'
Young, Gareth W.; Murphy, David; Weeter, Jeffrey (2016) 'Haptics in Music: The Effects of Vibrotactile Stimulus in Low Frequency Auditory Difference Detection Tasks'. Ieee Transactions On Haptics, 10 (1):135-139 [DOI] [CORA Link] [Details]
(2004)'The Lucid Dream Ensemble: a laboratory of discovery in the age of convergence'
Moorefield, V., Weeter, J.; (2004) 'The Lucid Dream Ensemble: a laboratory of discovery in the age of convergence'. Organised Sound, 9 (3):271-281 [DOI] [Details]
(2004)'Chicago Union Station'
Moorefield, V., Weeter, J.; (2004) 'Chicago Union Station'. Organised Sound, 9 :317-318 [DOI] [Details]

Conference Publications

YearPublication
(2017)Proceedings of the international conference on new interfaces for musical expression, NIME '17
Young G. W., Murphy, D. and Weeter, J. (2017) A qualitative analysis of haptic feedback in music focused exercises new interfaces for musical expression Proceedings of the international conference on new interfaces for musical expression, NIME '17 Copenhagen, [Details]
(2013)International Conference on Digital Audio Effects (DAFx-13)
Young, G., Murphy, D., and Weeter, J. (2013) Audio-Tactile Glove International Conference on Digital Audio Effects (DAFx-13) Maynooth, Ireland, [Details]
(2004)International Computer Music Conference
Cartwright, M., Moorefield, V., Weeter, J.; (2004) Chicago Union Station International Computer Music Conference [Details]

Other Journals

YearPublication
(2009)'Lear'
Weeter, J; (2009) 'Lear' Requited Journal, . Globe icon [Details]

Artwork

YearPublication
(2017)Concert.
Colin Dunne, Mel Mercier, Sinead Rushe, Jeffrey Weeter (2017) Concert. Paris: Artwork [Details]
(2017)Concert.
Colin Dunne, Mel Mercier, Sinead Rushe, Jeffrey Weeter (2017) Concert. Dublin: Artwork [Details]
(2003)Violence In The Workplace.
Bell, J., Deuth, P., Schrider, J., Weeter, J.; (2003) Violence In The Workplace. Artwork [Details]
(2002)Powerpoint.
Bell, J., Deuth, P., Schrider, J., Weeter, J.; (2002) Powerpoint. Artwork [Details]

CD

YearPublication
(2005)Beautiful Seizure.
Weeter, J., volcano!; (2005) Beautiful Seizure. Leeds: CD [Details]

DVD

YearPublication
(2011)Untitled Audio Visual Work.
Weeter, J. McCarthy, D. (2011) Untitled Audio Visual Work. DVD [Details]
(2008)Quiet Daydream.
Simko, K., Weeter, J.; (2008) Quiet Daydream. Brussells: DVD [Details]
(2003)Fire and Ice.
Deuth, P., Weeter, J.; (2003) Fire and Ice. Chicago: DVD [Details]

Invited Lectures

YearPublication
(2004)Lucid Dream Ensemble: A Laboratory of Discovery in the Age of Convergence.
Moorefield, V., Weeter, J.; (2004) Lucid Dream Ensemble: A Laboratory of Discovery in the Age of Convergence. San Francisco: Invited Lectures [Details]

Invited Seminars

YearPublication
(2018)Performing musically with newly created technology.
Jeffrey Weeter (2018) Performing musically with newly created technology. Scotland: Invited Seminars [Details]
(2009)Fire and Ice, performance and lecture with Max/MSP/Jitter demonstrations.
Weeter, J.; (2009) Fire and Ice, performance and lecture with Max/MSP/Jitter demonstrations. San Francisco: Invited Seminars [Details]
(2004)Chicago Union Station, performance and demonstration.
Cartwright, M., Moorefield, V., Weeter, J.; (2004) Chicago Union Station, performance and demonstration. Chicago: Invited Seminars [Details]

Music score

YearPublication
(2004)Even If I Told You.
Weeter, J.; (2004) Even If I Told You. Music score [Details]
(2001)ExtraOrdinaire.
Weeter, J.; (2001) ExtraOrdinaire. Music score [Details]
(2001)Unmade Beds.
Weeter, J.; (2001) Unmade Beds. Music score [Details]
(1997)Hide.
Weeter, J.; (1997) Hide. Music score [Details]

Online Multimedia

YearPublication
(2010)Mind On You - music video director.
Weeter, J., Simko, K.; (2010) Mind On You - music video director. Online Multimedia [Details]

Performances

YearPublication
(2010)Jeffrey Weeter with Quiet Club - Engage Arts Festival - Bandon, IE, September 24, 2010.
Weeter, J; (2010) Jeffrey Weeter with Quiet Club - Engage Arts Festival - Bandon, IE, September 24, 2010. Performances [Details]

Invited Performer

YearPublication
(2018)CAVE and the New Device.
Jeffrey Weeter (2018) CAVE and the New Device. Scotland: Invited Performer [Details]

Honours and Awards

 YearTitleAwarding Body
2017Fulbright Commission Award for Dr Amy Williams US Fulbright Commission
2017UCC CACSSS Visiting Scholar Award College of Arts, Celtic Studies, Social Sciences
2015School of Music and Theatre Research Grant School of Music and Theatre UCC
2014Strategic Research Fund Grant Office of the Vice President for Research & Innovation, UCC, Cork
2014School of Music and Theatre Research Grant School of Music and Theatre UCC
2014Creative Practice Fund CACSSS (College of Arts, Celtic Studies & Social Sciences), UCC, Cork
2013e-learning development grant University College Cork
2013Income Generation Oversight Group (IGOG) e-Learning project grant University College Cork
2010Outstanding Achievement In Live and Direct to Tape Sound Mixing- Daytime Emmy Nomination National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
2009Outstanding Achievement In Live and Direct to Tape Sound Mixing, Daytime Emmy Winner The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
2008Outstanding Achievement In Live and Direct to Tape Sound Mixing- Daytime Emmy Nomination National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
2006Outstanding Achievement In Live and Direct to Tape Sound Mixing- Daytime Emmy Nomination National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
2004Harry N. and Ruth F. Wyatt Fund Grant Northwestern University Music Department
2003William H. Macy Scholarship Northwestern University
1999Sherman Conaway Award for Academic Excellence Columbia College Chicago

Professional Associations

 AssociationFunctionFrom / To
Audio Engineering Society Member/
Association for Songwriters, Composers and Performers (ASCAP) Member/
International Computer Music Association Member/
College Music Society Member/

Conference Contributions

YearPublication
(2014)International Computer Music Conference - Sound and Music Computing Conference,
Weeter, J., Foott, D. (2014) Multimedia Performance. [Other], International Computer Music Conference - Sound and Music Computing Conference, Athens, Greece , 14-SEP-14 - 20-SEP-14. [Details]
(2014)And Sophia Danced: A Celebration of Arts Research,
Weeter, J. (2014) The Box - A discussion of a multimedia performance. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], And Sophia Danced: A Celebration of Arts Research, Limerick, Ireland , 19-NOV-14 - 20-NOV-14. [Details]
(2014)International Computer Music Conference,
J. Weeter, D. Foott (2014) Cork Audio Visual Ensemble Composition/Performance. [Other], International Computer Music Conference, Athens, Greece . [Details]
(2013)Rethinking Liveness: Music, Performance and Media Technology, an Interdisciplinary Symposium,
Weeter, J. (2013) Fire and Ice: Live Multimedia Performance. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Rethinking Liveness: Music, Performance and Media Technology, an Interdisciplinary Symposium, University College Cork , 19-SEP-13 - 20-SEP-13. [Details]
(2011)Leeds International Festival for Innovation in Production and Composition,
Weeter, J. (2011) Lustre - A live-cinema performance. [Invited Oral Presentation], Leeds International Festival for Innovation in Production and Composition, Leeds , 12-MAY-11 - 13-MAY-11. [Details]

Committees

 CommitteeFunctionFrom / To
CACSSS Academic Development Committee member/
Department Graduate Studies Committee member/
IT and Premises Committee Chair/
Research Committee member/
Major Study Committee 2010 /
CACSSS Student Affairs Committee member2015 / 2016
Research Seminar coordinator Research Seminar coordinator2015 / 2016
Library Representative Library Collections Representative2012 / 2016
MA Music and Media Composition Creation Committee Chair/
Performance Committee 2010 /

Employment

 EmployerPositionFrom / To
Harpo Studios Audio Engineer01-MAY-05 / 01-SEP-10

Education

 YearInstitutionQualificationSubject
2006Northwestern University Doctor of Music (DM) from Northwestern UniversityMusic Composition
2002Northwestern University Masters of MusicMusic Composition
2000Columbia College Chicago BACHELOR OF ARTSMusic/Liberal Arts

Outreach Activities

 Description

ARTS PRACTICE RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM (2013)

A one-day public symposium presented by the School of Music and Theatre (UCC) and the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance (UL), and organised by Dr Mel Mercier (UCC), Dr Jeffrey Weeter (UCC), Dr Bernie Cronin (UCC), Dr Helen Phelan (UL) and Professor Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin (UL). The event included a keynote presentation by Professor Nicholas Canny, short presentations by doctoral students at UCC and UL currently pursuing Arts Practice PhD research, and a panel presentation and discussion of relevant issues, including the current debate around key performance indicators.

Other Activities

 Description

2010 - 2014 External Examiner - Trinity College Dublin - MSc Music and Media Technologies

Teaching Interests

Composition of any kind in a broad variety of styles (including those involving improvisation, performance art, music technology, intermedia, etc.), topics in contemporary music (today's music or from the late 20th century), electronic music, popular music, projects in music technology, projects in orchestration/instrumentation.

Recent Postgraduates

 Graduation YearStudent NameInstitutionDegree TypeThesis Title
2016Dorone Paris UCCPHD
2016Gareth Young UCCPHD
2016Fiachra Ó Corragáin UCCPHD
2013Derek Foott NUI (UCC)PhD

Current Postgraduate Students

 StudentDegree Type
Molloy Richard Masters Degree by Research
Doyle Timothy Masters Degree by Research
Vallely Niall Ronan Doctoral Degree

Modules Taught

 Term (ID))TitleLinkSubject
2018Digital Composition and Music Theory MU1024Digital Composition and Music Theory
2018Loop MU2027Loop
2018Composing with Media MU3006Composing with Media
2018Composition Project MU3020Composition Project
2018Cork Audio-Visual Ensemble 2 MU2064Cork Audio-Visual Ensemble 2
2018Cork Audio-Visual Ensemble 3 MU3064Cork Audio-Visual Ensemble 3
2018Cork Audio-Visual Ensemble 4 MU4064Cork Audio-Visual Ensemble 4
2017Understanding Digital Media Art MU6016Understanding Digital Media Art
2017Digital Music and Media Composition and Orchestration I MU6007Digital Music and Media Composition and Orchestration I
2017Coding for Creatives MU6009Coding for Creatives
2017Making Time-based Digital Art MU6015Making Time-based Digital Art
2017Digital Music and Media Composition and Orchestration II MU6008Digital Music and Media Composition and Orchestration II
2017Digital Media Art in Performance MU6017Digital Media Art in Performance