Cenk Ergun : composer and improviser

Cenk Ergün (b.1978, Turkey) is a composer and improviser based in New York. His chamber music has been performed by artists such as So Percussion, The JACK Quartet, Alarm Will Sound, Wet Ink, Yarn/Wire, Ensemble Laboratorium, and Joan Jeanrenaud. He creates electronic music recordings and live performances in collaboration with choreographers, film makers, and other … Continue reading Cenk Ergun : composer and improviser

Yair Klartag : creating sonic metaphors of our inability to communicate

Born in Israel in 1985, Yair Klartag has studied composition with Ruben Seroussi and Georg Friedrich Haas at Tel-Aviv University, Basel Musikhochschule and Columbia University where he is currently a doctoral candidate in composition. Other important composition studies and masterclasses include George Lewis, Chaya Czernowin, Brian Ferneyhough and Rebecca Saunders. His music has been performed … Continue reading Yair Klartag : creating sonic metaphors of our inability to communicate

Osnat Netzer : highly theatrical and kinetic compositions

Osnat Netzer /osˈnat ˈnɛtsɛʁ/ is a multi-faceted musician based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Born in Haifa, Israel, she developed a love of music at a very young age, and trained intensively as a composer, pianist and singer-songwriter throughout her high school years, military service and undergraduate studies at the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance. She … Continue reading Osnat Netzer : highly theatrical and kinetic compositions

Heather Stebbins : fascination with the inner structures and intricacies of sound

Heather Stebbins is an internationally performed composer of acoustic and electroacoustic works with a background as a cellist. At the core of her music is a deep fascination with the inner structures and intricacies of sound. Whether they emanate from an instrument, an object, or a computer, Heather uses sounds that strike her viscerally and … Continue reading Heather Stebbins : fascination with the inner structures and intricacies of sound

Timothy McCormack : music on a geologic scale

Timothy McCormack's music centers on the idea that sound has mass and is experienced as a physical object. His work also aims to create intimate social environments which prioritize communication, listening and responsibility towards one another. He has been commissioned by ensembles and organizations such as Ensemblekollektiv Berlin, the ELISION Ensemble, the JACK Quartet, musikFabrik, the … Continue reading Timothy McCormack : music on a geologic scale

Decoder Ensemble : “band” for contemporary music

  The Decoder Ensemble, founded in Hamburg in 2011, considers itself a “band” for contemporary music and is one of the most innovative and unpredictable young ensembles on the new music scene. Their fresh and energetic sound, stemming from their distinct combination of electric and acoustic instruments and voice, sets them apart from conventional contemporary … Continue reading Decoder Ensemble : “band” for contemporary music

Nomi Epstein : compositions centering around sonic fragility

Nomi Epstein, D.M.A, is a Chicago-based composer, curator, performer and music educator. Her compositions center around her interest in sonic fragility, where structure arises out of textural subtleties. Her music has been performed throughout the US, Europe, and Asia by such artists as ICE, Ensemble SurPlus, Mivos Quartet, Wet Ink, Dal Niente, Noble Fowl Trio, … Continue reading Nomi Epstein : compositions centering around sonic fragility

Gleb Kanasevich : composer, experimental musician, and clarinetist

Gleb Kanasevich is a clarinetist, composer, and experimental electronic musician. He has appeared as a soloist with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Belarus National Philharmonic, soundSCAPE Ensemble, Atlantic Music Festival Orchestra, Peabody Symphony Orchestra, and more. As a resident artist, Gleb has been featured on the stages of Spoleto Festival USA, soundSCAPE Festival for Contemporary Music … Continue reading Gleb Kanasevich : composer, experimental musician, and clarinetist

Richard Barrett : creating meaningful alternatives to what we hear around us

Richard Barrett (Swansea, 1959) is internationally active as composer and performer, and also teaches at the Institute of Sonology in Den Haag and at the Academy of Creative and Performing Arts at Leiden University. His work encompasses a range from free improvisation to intricately-notated scores, and from acoustic chamber music to innovative uses of digital … Continue reading Richard Barrett : creating meaningful alternatives to what we hear around us

Chaz Underriner : landscape and portraiture in the context of experimental music

Chaz Underriner (b. 1987 in Texas, USA) is a composer, intermedia artist and performer based in DeLand, Florida. Chaz’s work explores the notions of landscape and portraiture through the juxtaposition of video projections, audio recordings and live performers. Chaz has collaborated with numerous choreographers, experimental filmmakers, animators, and writers. As a composer, Chaz has created … Continue reading Chaz Underriner : landscape and portraiture in the context of experimental music