Sam Aaron

Computer Musician

Dr Sam Aaron is an internationally renowned live coding performer, public speaker and science communicator. Sam has a PhD in Computer Science and held a research position at the University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory where he initially developed Sonic Pi – a free code-based music creation and performance tool designed for both schools and professional musicians.

Sam regularly engages audiences of all ages and backgrounds with the creativity of code. He has live coded internationally featuring in the Royal Albert Hall, Berlin Warehouses, Music Festivals, on the BBC and even school assemblies. Sam has received two Google prizes for his Open Source work and The Rolling Stone magazine described his Moogfest performance as “transcending the present”.