Gust Burns composes performances of music. Drawing on his experience as a pianist, contemporary art practices, and 20th century composition, Burns’ works blur differentiations between performance, score, recording, and text.
Burns earned an MFA in music/sound from Bard College, and is a graduate student at the University of Washington, Seattle.
New Media Gallery 2008-09 (with Melanie Noel): Felt
Artist Support Program 2007 : Recorded an album of structured improvisations for 10 musicians.