Huck Hodge

Monday, January 9th, 2012 - 1:01 pm



Huck 
Hodge 
writes 
music 
that 
explores 

the 
embodied 
poetics 
of 
organized 
sound,
 perceptual 
illusion 
and 
the
 threshold 
between 
design
 and 
intuition.
He 
is
 the 
winner
 of
 the
 Rome
 Prize,
 the
 Gaudeamus
 Prize,
 the
 Aaron
 Copland
 award
 from
 the
 Bogliasco
 Foundation
 and
 other
 awards
 from
 such
 institutions
 as
 the
 American
 Composers 
Forum 
and 
Musik
der
Jahrhunderte.

 
 Praised
 by
 the
 New
 York
 Times
 for
 his
 “harmonically
 fresh
 work…full
 of
 both
 sparkle
 and
 thunder”,
 his
 music
 has
 been
 the
 subject
 of
 numerous
 international
 radio
 broadcasts
 and
 has
 been
 featured
 at
 a
 wide
 variety
 of
 international
 festivals.
 His
 notable
 collaborations
 include
 those
 with
 members
 of
 Ensemble
 Modern,
 the
 Berlin
 Philharmonic,
 the
 ASKO
 Ensemble,
 l’Ensemble
 Aleph
 and
 Majella
 Stockhausen.

 
 Hodge
 studied
 at
 Columbia
 University
 with
 Tristan
 Murail
 and
 Fred
 Lerdahl
 and
 at
 the
 Musikhochschule
 Stuttgart.
 He
 is
 currently
 an
 assistant
 professor
 in
 Composition 
at 
the 
University 
of 
Washington.

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