Composer, Sound Designer, Keyboardist
Nicolas Peck is an audio director sound designer, composer writer, performer, and proponent of modular and vintage synthesizers. His 25- year audio production career has included stints at Lucasarts Entertainment, Skywalker Sound, and Activision. He has been with the Wait Disney Company for the last 10 years, serving as audio director of Disney Publishing Worldwide. When not working on commercial projects, Peck composes and performs electronic art music, and teaches about synthesis and synthesizers through his YouTube channel, Under the Big Tree. He holds Bachelors and Masters degrees in electronic music, studying under such luminaries as Pauline Olivers and Alvin Curran. Peck's latest full-length release of abstract electronic music, "Quatorsi" will be released on the Modulisme label in November, 2022 Previous releases can be found on his Bandcamp page.
Session: History, Philosophy and Application of the Serge Modular System
The Serge modular system was first invented on the west coast in the early 70's, and is still going strong today, supported by a variety of manufacturers. Every inch the equal of Buchla and Moog modulars, we will delve into the history and design philosophy of this remarkable instrument.