Our first EcoSonic Playground Project ™ building team included cross-disciplinary undergraduate students at University of Massachusetts Lowell:
Martha Robertson, Music Education
Anna McCarthy, Visual Art
Tim Barrett, Mechanical Engineering
Gabriel Nguyen, Materials Engineering
Tyler McMillan, Music Education
The team built two prototype instruments using a variety of materials including technological waste (e.g., computer tower covers, computer cord, keyboards, etc.), plastics (e.g., PVC pipe, large water containers and barrels, dryer vent tubes, telephone cords, etc.), and metals (e.g., pots and pans; propane tanks, bicycle wheels, cans, wire, etc.).
Drum Set ™