Ori Barel’s music explores various fields including electroacoustic music, chamber music, electronic music, and orchestral music. His chamber music has been performed by Ignition duo, Kacey Link, Eran Borovich, Seth Josel, Lucia Mense,The Formalist Quartet, Ear Unit, Trio Kobayashi and Anne La Berge among others, in venues such as MOSA series (New York), REDCAT Lounge (Los Angeles), Ballhaus (Berlin), Santander Festival (Spain) and Beyond Baroque (Los Angeles). He has performed his electronic pieces at various venues and festivals including: ICMC, Redcat, Soundwalk Festival, Center For New Music (San Francisco), CEMEC Festival in Stanford University, Mills College, and UCSD among others. In addition he has created soundscapes and compositions for various installations by different artists in museums and galleries such as the Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Tel Aviv Museum and the Jerusalem Artists’ House. His research interests are focused on algorithmic composition with Cellular Automata and Markov Chains. He has also a great interest in Music Visualization. He holds a B.A. in Music Composition at UCLA and a Masters degree from California Institute Of The Arts where he studied with Michael Jon Fink, Ulrich Krieger, and Marc Sabat. He holds a Ph.D. in music composition from the University of California, Santa Barbara where he studied with Clarence Barlow and Curtis Roads.