Andrew Gerzso has been a member of IRCAM’s permanent staff since 1977 holding a number of positions beginning as researcher and leading up to his current position as Director of the Department for the Coordination of Scientific and Musical Research. The department manages musical research, the IRCAM Forum (the institute’s software user group) and several documentation projects. Since 1980 he has been a close collaborator of Pierre Boulez at IRCAM (for whom he did the electro-acoustic realization for “Répons” in 1981, “Dialogue de l’Ombre Double” in 1985, “Explosante-fixe” in 1991 and “Anthèmes 2” in 1997) and at the College de France (for the annual seminars until 1995). He is the coordinator of the European project CO-ME-DI-A that explores the use of high speed networks in music.