The Laser Harp
What explains our fascination with lasers, still, more than 30 years after Star Wars? Hard to tell, but for Hannah Waite ’11, lasers offered an ingenious way to blend her two majors–music and physics–into a creative project called a laser harp. Through a tangle of circuitry, computer programming, and composition Hannah explored new realms in electronic music. Here are some highlights from her thesis presentation at the Mahaney Center for the Arts.