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“MUΣA Live Show” held by Nizza Melas and students on 29th

Kyoto Computer Gakuin (KCG) and The Kyoto College of Graduate Studies for Informatics (KCGI) will be held at the Kyoto Computer Gakuin Kyoto Station / Kyoto Institute of Information Satellite 6th floor large hall on October 29, 2019 (Tuesday) The “MUΣA Live Show” is a main vocalist of the entertainment group “Cirque du Soleil” and created by Kyoto University Graduate School of Information Science, Professor Nizza Melas, together with students of the University.This performance is only for invited guests and related parties.

Nitza's brother and musician John Melas participated in the performance, accompanied by music constructed and controlled by a computer.Two people will perform a new song.A visual artist who has worked on VFX for numerous Hollywood movies, and produced in an integrated manner by Kirill Kosik, an associate professor at Kyoto University of Information Sciences. I will make a directing.The number of spectators is based on the CG of the hawk that is synchronized with the movement of the student's body and a special application against the background of the CG image of the underwater, outer space, temples, etc. created by Mr. Kiril, which makes the student's body movements learned by AI. The show is decorated with graceful visual effects, where the butterfly CG linked with the movement of the smartphone in its name flies around the screen while Nitza and others perform.

The “MUΣA Show” by Nizza and his students was inspired by the creation of the album “MUΣA” (Musa) by Nizza Melas in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Kyoto Computer Gakuin and the 10th anniversary of Kyoto University of Information Studies (2013). Since 2016, it has been held for the fourth time.This is the second “MUΣA Live Show” by Mr. Nizza and his students.In addition, in August 2016, the “MUΣA Show” was held at the University in collaboration with hair stylists and hair makeup artists.

 

Nitza Melas (Nitza Melas)

A singer-songwriter born in Montreal, Canada that has manipulated multiple languages and has attracted audiences around the world.One of the three main vocalists of “Cirque du Soleil”, an entertainment group that continues to perform circus and musicals in various countries.Of those songs, the song that she wrote was adopted by Cirque du Soleil's show only for her, and can be said to be the top singer of the group.It doesn't belong to a label (record company), it handles everything from singing and songwriting to graphic design, promotion and sales.Professor of Kyoto University of Information Science since 2013.

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