Dr. Rodney Waschka

CHASS Professor
919-515-5464 (Winston Line)

Rodney Waschka II, composer, is best known for his unusual operas and his algorithmic compositions. A noted composer of computer music, his works are regularly performed throughout North America and Europe, in Asia, South America, Africa, and Australia. The North Carolina Arts Council, The National Endowment for the Arts (USA), Meet The Composer, the Fundacion Valparaiso (Spain), the Texas Composers’ Forum, among other groups and individuals have supported the composition, performance, and recording of Waschka’s works. Twenty-one recordings of Waschka’s music have been released or are soon to be released on the Capstone, IRIDA, Centaur, Vox Novus, and Arizona University Recordings labels in the USA, the RMA and Nimbus labels in the United Kingdom, on the Ama Romanta, Candy Factory, and Plancton labels of Portugal, and the PeP label of Canada. His music is published by Borik Press. In addition, his film work collaboration with Zlatko Cosic has won several awards, has received screenings at more than twenty-five festivals throughout the world, and been selected for the permanent collection of the Casoria Contemporary Art Museum. Waschka teaches composition, computer music composition, and other courses.