Mark Zadel

Mark Zadel

Phd. Music Technology
Supervisor: Prof. Marcelo M. Wanderley and Prof. Gary Scavone

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Research Interests

  • Graphical software interface design for musical performance and improvisation
  • Human-computer interaction
  • Programming languages for music
  • Software architecture


  • Ph.D. Music Technology, McGill University (2012).
  • M.A. Music Technology, McGill University (2006).
  • B.Math. Computer Science, Pure Mathematics minor, University of Waterloo (2000).



  • Cleo Palacio-Quintin and Mark Zadel. “Interactive Composition and Improvisation on the Hyper-Flute.” In Proceedings of the International Computer Music Conference, Belfast, N. Ireland, 2008.
  • Mark Zadel and Ichiro Fujinaga. 2004. “Web Services for Music Information Retrieval.” In Proceedings of the International Conference on Music Information Retrieval, pp. 478–483, Barcelona, Spain, 2004.
  • Mark Zadel, Paul C. Kosek and Marcelo M. Wanderley. “An Inertial, Pliable Interface.” IDMIL Technical Report, McGill University, 2004.