Classical Music Meets Code: Welcome to the 3rd Classical Music Hackathon, an event that combines the greatest classical music from the past with breakthrough technology in the present. Build tools to allow innovative, digital experiences of classical repertoire. Open to engineers, musicians, and everyone in between with an interest in hacking the classics!
For more information download our presentation
and read the article "Why Classical Music Needs Hackathons (Matthias Röder)"
.About the Karajan InstituteThe Eliette and Herbert von Karajan Institute
was founded in 2005 by Eliette von Karajan
to promote the artistic legacy of her late husband, Herbert von Karajan
. With more than 3.300 live performances and over 2.200 recordings of more than 750 classical works the conductor`s unique legacy covers the most important classical compositions. The incredibly huge catalogue with its complex meta data opens up endless possibilities in a technology driven world. In addition to managing the music catalogue, one of the aims of the institute is to present and support initiatives in the field of music technology. In 2013, the Karajan Institute presented the world's first Classical Music Hackathon in Vienna
that attracted around 100 music technologists from all around the world.About MIT, Music and Theater Arts, and the Lewis Music Library
Founded in 1861 and located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, MIT
is a leading institute of higher learning, committed to generating, disseminating, and preserving knowledge, and to working with others to bring this knowledge to bear on the world's great challenges. Music has played a vital role at MIT since its founding, and the faculty and students of the Music and Theater Arts Section
continue to explore new realms of art through scholarship, research in technology, and artistic expression. The Lewis Music Library
is at the cutting edge of supporting music performance and research at MIT through reference excellence, unique acquisitions, and hosting important events that utilize or connect well with its collection.