Michael Laurello

Friday, March 3rd, 2017 - 12:14 pm

 

Michael Laurello is an American composer and multi-instrumentalist whose music reflects his fascination with rhythmic complexity, visceral power, and emotional immediacy. He has collaborated with ensembles and soloists such as Sō Percussion, the Nashville Symphony, Yale Percussion Group, and bassist Sam Suggs. His music has been performed at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, PASIC, and the Bang on a Can Summer Festival. Laurello studied composition at Yale and Tufts, and his mentors include David Lang, Martin Bresnick, Christopher Theofanidis, and John McDonald.