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A traveling exhibition about the sounds and songs of life


Wild Music: Sounds & Songs of Life is a production of the Science Museum of Minnesota, the Association of Science-Technology Centers and the Music Research Institute of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Wild Music was funded by a generous grant from the National Science Foundation. Additional support came from Harman International Industries, Inc., NEC Foundation of America, and The Schubert Club.

Project Advisors

  • Jelle Atema, Boston University
  • Jack Bradbury, Cornell Lab of Ornithology
  • Tecumseh Fitch, University of St. Andrews
  • Patricia Gray, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • Don Hodges, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • Bernie Krause, Wild Sanctuary
  • Terry Mikiten, University of Texas
  • Steve Nowicki, Duke University
  • Roger Payne, Ocean Alliance
  • Wendy Pollock, Association of Science-Technology Centers
  • Elizabeth Tolbert, Johns Hopkins University
  • Mark Tramo, Harvard University

Content and Music Advisors

  • Greg Budney, Cornell Lab of Ornithology
  • Douglas Ewart, composer and musician, Chicago

Ambient Sound
The environmental music for this exhibit was composed by Philip Blackburn and engineered by Victor Zupanc.