Composer Profile: Taylor Deupree

Technology and imperfection. The raw and the processed. Curator and curated. Solo explorer and gregarious collaborator. The life and work of Taylor Deupree are less a study in contradictions than a portrait of the multidisciplinary artist in a still-young century.

New Voice: Turgut Ercetin

Soundcloud Turgut Ercetin (b. 1983, Istanbul) has recently completed his doctoral degree at Stanford University where he studied composition with Prof. Brian Ferneyhough as his advisor and computer music with Chris Chafe. Ercetin’s works engage with the issues of sound, not as sonic colors but as concepts that are perceived at various degrees of complexities … Continue reading New Voice: Turgut Ercetin

Composer Profile: Lei Liang

Website Chinese-born American composer Lei Liang (梁雷, b. Nov. 28, 1972, Tianjin) is Associate Professor of Music at the University of California, San Diego. He received his first piano lessons at the age of four, and began composing at age six. His piano teacher Zhou Guang-ren encouraged him to compose without formal training. He received … Continue reading Composer Profile: Lei Liang