Eli Stine is a composer, programmer, and media designer. Stine is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Composition and Computer Technologies as a Jefferson Fellow at the University of Virginia. Stine is a graduate of Oberlin College and Conservatory with degrees in Technology In Music And Related Arts and a minor in composition from the conservatory, and Computer Science from the college.
Stine’s work ranges from acoustic to electronic composition, and frequently incorporates multimedia technologies and collaboration, seeking to explore the intersections between performed and computer-generated art. Stine is the winner of the 2011 undergraduate award from the Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States (SEAMUS), and has had works included in the International Computer Music Conference, SEAMUS conference, Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression, Third Practice and Threshold festivals, and the International Sound Art Festival Berlin. Most recently Eli's piece Ring | Axle | Gear was selected for inclusion on the 2015 International Computer Music Conference's annual DVD, representing the best computer music of 2015.
As a programmer, Stine has participated in the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest and worked as DSP engineer and programmer on projects ranging from educational software to mobile fitness apps. Stine’s sound design has been heard by over a million people in The Amerikans web series and his video art has been programmed in concerts in the U.S. and internationally.
In his freetime Stine enjoys exercising, making video and audio recordings,
learning instruments, and reading.