Taylor Brook

Taylor Brook
Conference organizer

Taylor Brook is a composer of concert music for large and small ensembles, both acoustic as well as using electronics and new technologies. Brook also writes music for video produced by visual artists, and music for theater and dance. Described as “gripping” and “engrossing” by the New York Times, his compositions have won numerous awards and prizes. His music has been performed around the world by ensembles and soloists such as the Nouvel Ensemble Moderne, Quatuor Bozzini, JACK Quartet, MIVOS quartet, Talea Ensemble, Ensemble Ascolta, and others. Brook has studied composition with Brian Cherney in Montreal, Luc Brewaeys in Brussels, and George Lewis and Georg Haas in New York. Brook holds a master’s degree in music composition from McGill University. He currently resides in New York, where he is completing a doctorate in music composition at Columbia University with Fred Lerdahl. Brook is the technical director of TAK Ensemble.

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