Kiran Bhumber is a composer, performer, programmer and music-educator from Vancouver, Canada. She completed her Bachelors of Music (2014) degree majoring in Secondary Music Education (Clarinet Concentration) from the University of British Columbia.
Kiran Bhumber’s work focuses on motion-tracking technology and new interfaces for musical expression to create both sonic and visual interactive environments for performers and audiences.
In 2014, Kiran completed a research residency at the University of Mons (Belgium) with the UBC Interactive Music Performance and Research Training group. The compositions created were premiered internationally at La Fabrique de Theatre in Mons . In 2015, Kiran designed ‘Phase Shift’ for the Vancouver TD International Jazz Festival. Phase Shift is a program that demonstrates the use of technology in musical practices. This included the 'Pendula' exhibit installed at the Vancouver Art Gallery, Max/MSP workshop series, and the 'Di-Fusion' concert at Yaletown Roundhouse. Kiran facilitates music technology workshops at VIVO Media Arts Centre and co-directs the Vancouver Laptop Ensemble. She is currently involved in a variety of musical projects, and is interested in collaborating with others on multimedia works.