Eathan Janney

Janney is a musical composer and performer, honored to have shared the stage with artists including Conor Oberst, Jenny Lewis, Son Ambulance and many others. He's also currently a PhD candidate in Neuroscience at the Graduate Center of CUNY studying birdsong under the mentorship of Ofer Tchernichovski. His thesis project investigates the structure of birdsong and it's possible similarities to musical structure. Other projects include locateflow.org (link is external), a website dedicated to exploring the nature of creativity and Dirt Works (link is external), which won 4th place in the 2012 Smart Pitch Challenge, an entrepreneurial competition sponsored by IBM, the CUNY Institute for Virtual Enterprise, the Lawrence M. Field Center for Entrepreneurship at Baruch College and the Sunshine Bronx business incubator. He also founded and oversees an acclaimed piano-tuning business in NYC called Floating Piano Factory (link is external). Janney received the Centro Stefano Franscini (CSF) award at The Monte Verita Workshop on Music in Neuroscience (2012). newmedialab.cuny.edu

Musician/Scientist
Brooklyn, United States