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Kevin Anthony Jr

Assistant Professor
Composition & Theory Division

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Kevin Patrick Anthony is a music composer, electronicist, vocalist, artist, designer, and a pursuer of creative technologies. Having completed a PhD at the University of California, Irvine in Integrated Composition, Improvisation, and Technology, he has a passion for maintaining interdisciplinary environments which promote collaborative creativity. He has received degrees from Brigham Young University Idaho (BMA) and Brigham Young University (MA in Music Composition).

His work aims to harness the creative possibilities presented by new and old technologies. He has researched and worked creatively in a great breadth of fields including digital signal processing and spectral analysis, artificial intelligence, sensor-circuitry, animation and illustration, non-verbal communication in virtual spaces, virtual reality, and motion-to-music translation.

He works to build substantial creative platforms and devices, with collaborative developmental contributions to notable projects such as Mari Kimura’s Mugic device, Chris Dobrian’s Max Cookbook, Lukas Ligeti’s Cross Adaptive Data Processing (CADP), and the Virtual Reality Audio Workstation with Vincent Olivieri and Theresa Jean Tanenbaum.


  • Ph.D. in Composition, Improvisation and Technology, , University of California, Irvine (2020)
  • Master of Music in Composition, , Brigham Young University (2017)
  • Bachelor of Musical Arts, Composition and Vocal Performance , Brigham Young University Idaho (2015)

Professional Citizenship

  • Board Member, Barlow Endowment Board of Advisors (2022 - Present)
  • Other, Kimari, LLC (2020 - Present)
  • Adjudicator, Latter-day Saints in Publishing, Media & the Arts (LDSPMA) (2023 - 2023)
  • Other, NIME 2021, Workshops (2020 - 2021)

Courses Taught


Kevin Patrick Anthony
Theresa Jean Tanenbaum Vincent Olivieri Kevin Patrick Anthony JoVia Armstrong