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From Mozart to Machines: Can AI compose better music?

«AI for music: What's the missing link?» Salzburg, 2023.

How will AI change the music industry? Is it ethical to use melodies written by artificial intelligence? Who owns the music produced by AI? In July 2023, the CultTech Association gathered an expert session at Mozarteum University, Salzburg, to discuss the burning issues of AI's impact on music. Here's a short documentary about it.

The discussion featured researchers, artists and musicians such as:

- Gerfried Stocker, Artistic director and co-CEO, Ars Electronica
- Theodor Currentzis, Conductor
- Stefan Lattner, Head of research of the music team of Sony CSL, Paris
- Brigitta Muntendorf, Composer, Director
- Yoko Shimizu, Researcher/Artist, Ars Electronica Futurelab
- Dmitry Aksenov, Founder of the CultTech Association
- Francesca Bria, President of the Italian Innovation Fund
- Lamtharn Hantrakul aka Yaboi Hanoi, Composer, Audio ML Research Scientist, TikTok
- Geraint Wiggins, Professor of Computational Creativity at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel
- Davide Vittone, Double-bass player, Member of the Utopia Orchestra
- Alexey Steblev, CCO, CultTech Association
- Antonio Camurri, PhD in Computer Engineering, full professor at DIBRIS, University of Genova
- Elisabeth Gutjahr, Professor, Rector of Universität Mozarteum Salzburg
- Lluis Nacenta, curator in the space of confluence of music, art, technology and science
- Curtis Phill HSU, Piano student at Mozarteum University
- Ralph Dum, senior expert at the European Commission