James MacDonald is a DMA student in music composition. He received his Master of Music degree from The Ohio State University and his Bachelor of Music degree from Capital University. His music has been performed at the National Student Electronic Music Event, the SCI Student National Conference, the OSU Symphony Orchestra Concerto Concert, the OSU Spring Dance Concert and more. His research interests include spectral music and electroacoustic music, with emphasis on multi-channel audio and gestural control using sensors such as the Xbox Kinect. James is currently a student of Dr. Thomas Wells.