Scot Gresham-Lancaster is a composer, performer, instrument builder, educator and educational technology specialist with over three decades of professional experience. He is dedicated to research and performance using the expanding capabilities of computer networks to create new environments for musical and cross discipline expression. As a member of The Hub (band), he is one of the early pioneers of "computer network" music which uses the behavior of interconnected music machines to create innovative ways for performers and computers to interact. He has recently performed in a series of "co-located" performances collaborating in real time with live and distant dancers, video artists and musicians in network based performances. For over two decades, he has worked with multimedia prototyping and user interface theory and its relationship to new markets as an independent consultant and at Interval Research, SEGA-USA, and Muse Communications.
He was a student of Roy Harris, Darius Milhaud, John Chowning, Robert Ashley, Terry Riley, "Blue" Gene Tyrany, David Cope among others.
He is currently a Visiting Researcher at CNMAT, UC Berkeley. He is also a Research Scientist at the ArtSci Lab at ATEC. The focus of his current research is on the unrealized potential of sonification.
Since 2006 he has collaborated with media artist Stephan Bull in a series of “cellphone operas”. Cellphonia explores the social, technological, and creative possibilities of cell phones with bias to encourage new applications for cultural growth.