Sonic Pi – A Creative Coding Movement for Everyone

Amy Upthagrove

Amy Upthagrove

Speaker Bio

Amy Upthagrove is a Recording & Mixing Engineer at Wire & Vice Studios and an Audio/Visual Engineer at the Milwaukee School of Engineering. She has been involved in a wide variety of local music projects (Red Lodge, Beach Static, Intolerable Swill). Her most recent project, June Gloom, approaches coding as a means of artistic expression through the Sonic Pi live coding environment. (


This talk will explore the use of the Sonic Pi live coding environment as a means of using code to create music, as well as to provide an accessible gateway into more complex coding environments and applications.