Marc Nimoy

Marc Nimoy is a musician, programmer, and sound artist currently living in San Pedro, CA. He received a B.A. from the University of California Los Angeles in Classical Guitar Performance and a M.F.A. in Music Composition / Experimental Sound Practices from the California Institute of the Arts.
 
Marc is a founding guitarist and general manager of Los Angeles Electric 8, a chamber ensemble of 8 electric guitars whose performances include The Festival of Sacred Music, Microfest, REDCAT Summer Studio, Sunday's Live at LACMA, The Tank (NY), Grand Performances (LA), and the Strathmore Performing Arts Center (MD). They have been noted as Critic’s picks in the Los Angeles Times and Time Out New York, and released several studio albums including “Interlocking Textures” and “Imagined Overtures.”
 
As a sound artist and software developer, Marc was an artist in residency at the Studio for Electro-instrumental Music in Amsterdam (2007, 2008), presented a solo show of interactive electronic works at Dangerous Curve (LA), and has been a teacher, guest lecturer, and project facilitator at CalArts. 
 
Outside of the arts, Marc has spent a lot of his time in the technology sector as a software developer, project manager, and business consultant. He spent a few years as the Vice President of Operations / Director of Project Management at a local web development company, and can now be found teaching yoga around the South Bay or being on the board of directors at his children's’ preschool. 
 

Education:
MFA in Music Composition/Experimental Sound Practices, CalArts, 2007
BA in Guitar Performance, UCLA, 2005

Awards:
STEIM artist residency, Amsterdam, 2007 & 2008
Randy Rhoads Memorial Scholarship, 2005