Ryan Daniel Page 2827 Smith Grade, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Work Experience:

2015-Present   University of California, Santa Cruz – Teaching Assistant: Led discussion sections, evaluated student work, and ran live A/V for ten courses.

2018                    ElectronicsArts/Maxis – Audio Artist: Mixed and mastered dialogue, as well as engineered recording sessions for The Sims 4: Get Famous expansion pack.           

2014-2015    California Academy of Sciences – Exhibits Engineering Technician: Programming and electronics construction for new exhibits. Maintenance and repair of existing audio/visual systems including projectors, bright-sign video  players, monitors, computers, tablets, and AMX control systems. Installation and maintenance of interactive exhibits.

2013-2014       Keith McMillen Instruments – Engineer: Constructed and tested prototypes for KMI instruments, including the creation of DSP and control software in Max/MSP. Configured artist instruments for Herbie Hancock, Dan the Automater, King Crimson, Wu-Tang Clan, Skinny Puppy and others.


2015-Present   Film and Digital Media (Ph.D.) University of California, Santa Cruz

2011-2013       Electronic Music and Recording Media (MFA) Mills College

2007-2011       New Media (BA) University of Maine


2017    Santa Cruz Arts Council Grant for Ctrl-Z’s “Call for Scores/Fall Program Series.”

2017    Florence French Fellowship

2017    Awesome Foundation Grant for “Reviving Lou Harrison’s Lost Electronic Music.”

2016    Florence French Fellowship

2013    Frog Peak Collective Experimental Music Award.

2011    Undergraduate thesis Etude for 9 Kinetic Sound Objects awarded “Highest Honors”.

2010    Inducted into Phi Beta Kappa honor society.

Teaching Experience:

University of California, Santa Cruz. Teaching Assistant. Led discussion sections, evaluated student work, and ran live A/V for ten courses.

Teaching Assistant:

2018    Intro to Television Studies

2018    Silent Cinema

2017    Sound, Technology, Culture

2017    Intro to Film Studies

2017    Intro to Television Studies

2017    Silent Cinema

2016    Intro to Film Studies

2016    Intro to Television Studies

2016    Film Theory

2015    Intro to Film Studies

Mills College Center for Contemporary Music. Teaching Assistant. Assisted composer John Bischoff in teaching advanced digital synthesis in Max/MSP programming language, provided technical assistance to students and visiting musicians.

Teaching assistant:

2013    Seminar in Electronic Music Performance

Lab Assistant:

2013    Center for Contemporary Music

2012    Prieto Multimedia Lab

2011    Prieto Multimedia Lab


2017    Telharfauxnium. Designed andcoded a free, open-source alternate firmware for the    Music Thing Modular Radio Music eurorack synthesizer module. Firmware distributed by Music Thing along with the original   firmware bundle.

2014    What Happened? Designed Max MSP software for composer and instrument designer Laetitia Sonami for use in a series of live performances.

2012    The PerilousNight.  Created a midi-controlled sampler for Grammy Award-winning  pianist Paul Sullivan used in the performance of John Cage’s The Perilous Night.                Recorded sounds from each note of a prepared-piano at multiple dynamic levels.

Installation/Gallery Shows:

2017    Echophone. Designed four computer-controlled radio stations for Sound Artist Anna  Friz’s contribution to the Museum of Arts and Design’s Sonic Arcade Exhibition

2014    ShiftingWalls installed at Central Maine Art Gallery. 5.1 surround sound generative   audio installation.

2012    Nancarrow Percussion Orchestra. Created a composition for sound artist Trimpin’s                  exhibit at the Berkeley Art Museum. Assisted Trimpin in building the exhibit.

2011    Rainforest IV. Contributed a sound sculpture to this installation at Lisser Hall at Mills                 College.

2011    Etude for 9 Kinetic Sound Objects. Installed at University of Maine, Orono.

2009    MCRCSM. Co-created this interactive multimedia installation and designed the 16                    channel audio system in Max MSP.

Published Writing:

2018    Fertility Rite – Short story published in Weird Fiction Review #9 from Centipede Press. edited by S.T.Joshi.

2018    A Silent Trembling: Digital Aesthetics and Dither – Presented at UCHRI Symposium on   War, Security and Digital Media.

2013    Notes on Douglas Kahn’s Mainframe Experimentalism – Letter to the editor published  by the MIT Pressin the quarterly Computer Music Journal.


2018    Repairer of Reputations. The Night Ocean. Self-published.

2018    Various Artists. The Essential Indexical. Indexical Recordings.

2017    Ctrl-Z. Ctrl-Z. Cassette LP. Full Spectrum Records.

2017    Various Artists. Cutty Strangers. Digital LP. Cutty Strange Records.

2017    Ryan Page. Euroserge. Digital LP. Cutty Strange Records.

2017    Ryan Page. A Place To Be. Video-Game Soundtrack.

2017    Slavestate 641A. Narcissist. Cassette Single. Cutty Strange Records.

2016    Heroic Quartet/Pink Gaze. Sextet. Cassette Album. Self Help Tapes.

2016    Ryan Page/Daniel Steffey. Automatic Typing/Terminal Beach. Cutty Strange Records

2016    Christina Stanley. Fabric. Digital LP. Self Published

2016    Jakob Pek. Gentle Songs of Mo(u)rning. Digital LP. Self Published

2016    Dunkelpek. LIVE @ CTRL + SHIFT Gallery. Digital EP. Self Published

2016    Dunkelpek. Sounds of the Inner Earth. Digital LP.  Self Published

2015    Night Worship. Degrading and Everlasting the Same. Cassette LP. Black Horizons

2015    Ctrl-Z. Live at Grey Area. Full Length Digital Album.  Self Published.

2015    Ctrl-Z. Live at Omni Commons. Self Published.

2014    Body Hammer II: The Mechanism of Night. Compact disk. The Path Less Traveled                     Records.

2014   Abrasax. Demo. Cassette LP.Vestige Recordings

2013    Various Artists. Monomaniac. 7” vinyl EP. Blastbeat Mailmurder.

2013    Various Artists. Signal Flow Compilation. Self Published.

2013   Slavestate 641A. Masochist.Cassettesingle. Laugh NowRecords.

2012    Nate Aldrich. Dirigo Mix. Digital Release. Ear to the Earth.

2012   Robocop. Dead Language, Foreign Bodies.12” vinyl LP. Give Praise Records.

2009    Body Hammer. Jigoku. Compact disk. The Path Less Traveled Records.

Selected Performances:

2018    Repairer of Reputations. Kyma International Sound Symposium. Santa Cruz, CA

2018    Repairer of Reputations. Radius Gallery. Santa Cruz, CA

2017    Ctrl-Z. Songlines Series. Mills College. Oakland, CA

2017    Ctrl-Z. Radius Gallery. Santa Cruz, CA

2017    Ctrl-Z. The Luggage Store Gallery. San Francisco, CA

2017    Ctrl-Z. Adobe Books. San Francisco, CA

2017    Ctrl-Z. Littlefield Concert Hall. Mills College. Oakland, CA          

2017    Ctrl-Z. CCRMA. Stanford University. Stanford, CA  

2017    Ctrl-Z. The Jazz Gallery. Manhattan, NY

2016    Ctrl-Z. ODC Theatre. San Francisco, CA

2016    Ctrl-Z. Center For New Music. San Francisco, CA

2016    Ctrl-Z. Grey Area. San Francisco, CA

2016    W/Laetitia Sonami. Center For New Music.  San Francisco, CA

2013    W/Rhys Chatham. Craneway Pavilion. Richmond, CA

2013    W/David Behrman. Littlefield Concert Hall. Mills College. Oakland, CA

2012    W/Alvin Lucier. Littlefield Concert Hall. Mills College. Oakland, CA

2011    W/Ikue Mori. Littlefield Concert Hall. Mills College. Oakland, CA


2018    Blood and Spirit. Interview. Web Text.

2018    Under the Big Tree. Interview. Video

2017    Artists on Art. Interview. Audio and Text.

2017    Blood and Spirit. Interview. Web Text.

2013    Compiling Autumn. Interview. Book.

2012    M3 Event. Interview. Web Text.