Assistant Professor, Electronic Media Division/CCM, University of Cincinnati

John Hebbeler is an Assistant Professor in the Electronic Media Division teaching a range of courses that include studio production, digital audio production, integrated media production and special topic courses. Professor Hebbeler is a professional musician and enjoys playing, composing and recording in his free time. During his graduate studies at IUPUI, he created interactive trans-media compositions that integrate iPhone and Wii remote technology into live audio and visual performances. His work includes the development of computer-based applications for iPhone, iPod, and iPad mobile media devices that use Open Sound Control programming and accelerometer technology to fuse aspects of composition, production, and performance. His original compositions have been distributed by Spotify, iTunes (US, Japan), Amazon, Rhapsody, eMusic, Zune, Tradebit and Last.fm. Over the past decade, Professor Hebbler has extensively worked in sound, video and web productions for clients that include the World Association of Symphonic Bands, The International Tuba and Euphonium Association, The United States Jazz Ambassadors, The BBC, The Cincinnati Opera, and more. Currently Professor Hebbeler is collaborating with Professor Verba (DAAP) in developing an iPad application that allows users to control sounds and visuals by using his/her own brainwaves.