Rock Band and Beyond: Harmonix Co-founder on the Worlds of Music & Gaming

  • When: Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 7 p.m.
  • Where: Cambridge Innovation Center
  • Cost: $15
  • Age limit2: All ages
  • Categories: Art performance

New Center NOW, The New Center for Arts & Culture’s young adult division, presents Harmonix co-founder Eran Egozy for a look into the world of music video games. Founded in 1995, with the vision of using video games to promote music appreciation, Harmonix has seen tremendous response worldwide to its popular video games: “Guitar Hero,” “Rock Band,” “Dance Central,” and the forthcoming “Fantasia: Music Evolved.” The discussion will be followed by a reception and game “play-testing.”

Eran Egozy – Eran Egozy is the Chief Technical Officer and VP of Engineering of Harmonix Music Systems, a company he founded with Alex Rigopulos in 1995. Egozy was acknowledged for the success of “Rock Band” when he made TIME magazine’s list of the “100 Most Influential People” in 2008.