Ramon Castillo spends most of his creative energy developing new works and projects for his own Bleep Blop electroacoustic ensemble. Bleep Blop has worked regularly with several domestic and international artists including Sandeep Das & NonDuo (Improvisation/Video Group). Ramon has personally developed much of the technology (hardware and software) in use by the ensemble. Please visit video.bleepblop.com
He has composed music for PUBLIQuartet, Gamelan Galak TIka, Alea III, Ensemble Robot, The Loud Objects, and various other ensembles and festivals. He has performed with artists such as the Kronos Quartet, Signal Ensemble, Wu Man, Terry Riley and Gamelan Galak Tika.
As full time faculty and Associate Chair of the music department at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell, he teaches musicianship, music business, and music technology He directs the highly experimental Contemporary Electronic Ensemble. There, he works with a small team of faculty to continually develop the core musicianship curriculum. Ramon also teaches composition part time at the Berklee College of Music.