NIME - New instruments for Music Exploration

Project leader:
Kjell Tore Innervik

Project participants:
Ivar Frounberg, Aleksander Refsum Jensenius (Førsteamanuensis, UiO)

Project period:
2007 – 2013

Research centre:

Artistic research

Experimental music, Instrument innovation, Music technology

An artistic Postdoc project intended to create an environment for musical innovation, to explore the design of new physical and electronic instruments and to host the international NIME conference 2011.

This interdisciplinary artistic research project was a collaboration between the composer Ivar Froundberg, Music Technologist Aleksander Refsum Jensenius and percussionist Kjell Tore Innervik. A project to enhance the possibilities of music performance for the many and for the few located at the Norwegian Academy of Music.

More about the project organization.

Project leader


Kjell Tore Innervik

Associate Professor


Reflective conversations from different perspectives

The performer, the composer and the technologist.


Activities and publications throughout the NIME project.

Paper I

Glass instruments — from pitch to timbre.

Paper II

Evaluating the subjective effects of microphone placement on glass instruments.

Paper III

The music ball project: Concept, design, development, performance.

Last updated: 3. February 2014