Aaron Einbond

Friday, February 10th, 2012 - 1:33 pm

Aaron Einbond (USA, 1978)
Temper for bass clarinet and electronics (2006)

Aaron Einbond’s work explores the intersection of instrumental composition, sound installation, field recording, noise, and technology. From 2009-2011 he was Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Music at Columbia University. He received his Ph.D. in 2009 at The University of California, Berkeley where his teachers include Edmund Campion, David Wessel, and Andrew Imbrie.

He was born in New York in 1978 and has studied at Harvard with Mario Davidovsky, at the University of Cambridge with Robin Holloway, at the Royal College of Music, London with Julian Anderson as a British Marshall Scholar, and in Paris with Philippe Leroux as a Fulbright Scholar. He participated in two years of the Cursus in Music Composition and Technologies at IRCAM in Paris where he studied with Yan Maresz as a recipient of Berkeley’s Georges Ladd Prix de Paris.

He has received performances and commissions from Yarn/Wire, L’Instant Donné, L’Itinéraire, Mosaik, the Nouvel Ensemble Moderne, the Cleveland Institute of Music Orchestra, the New York Chamber Symphony, the Long Island Philharmonic, the Cincinnati Symphony, the Festival MANCA, and IRCAM/Centre Pompidou for the Festival Agora.

Upcoming projects include a Fromm Music Foundation commission for Ensemble Dal Niente in 2012. Awards for his compositions include a Charles Ives Scholarship, two BMI awards, two ASCAP awards, and the Staubach Honorarium for the Darmstadt Internationale Ferienkurse.