David Coll is a composer working in various disciplines, from concert hall to theatre and dance to interactive installations. He has studied at the University of Illinois, IRCAM (Cursus and Cursus 2), and the University of California-Berkeley. His work is slowly gaining exposure both in the US and abroad with performances at festivals such as the World Music Days/Gaida, Gaudeamus Music Week (2005 and 2009), Voix Nouvelles (Royaumont), Spark, Tzlil Meudcan, as well as collaborations with musicians such as cellist Severine Ballon, soprano Donatienne Michel-Dansac, baritone Lionel Peintre, and pianist Sebastian Berweck.
His music has been performed by Vocaallab Nederlands, Ensemble Itineraire, Ensemble Praesenz, Les Jeunes Solistes, sfSound, the Eco Ensemble, and the Berkeley Symphony (Under Construction Series composer in residence 2010-2011), at venues such as IRCAM, the Centre Georges Pompidou, the Musikgebouw aan‘t Ij, the Contemporary Art Centre of Vilnius, and the Zellerbach Performing Arts Center.
David presently resides in Belgium, working at the Orpheus Institute, a center for Music Research.
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