Sanna Wager
PhD Candidate, Music Informatics
Indiana University Bloomington
School of Informatics and Computing
scwager -(at)- indiana.edu

I'm in my fourth year of the Music track of the PhD in Informatics and Computing at Indiana University. I am working in the SAIGE lab advised by Minje Kim. My undergraduate degree was in Bassoon Performance at Indiana University's Jacobs School of Music, studying under Kathleen McLean. My undergraduate minor was math.

I am interested in how technology influences the way people relate to music, and how we can use technology to develop our understanding of music. Music has been at the front end of technical innovation for thousands of years. Pythagoras described the deep connection of harmony to math, architecture, astronomy, and psychology; Beethoven worked with piano makers to develop instruments that could handle his compositions; conductor Herbert von Karajan was among the first to acquire modern analog recording devices. My focus lies in music representation in technology, audio signal processing, and technology that creates opportunities to participate in music making.