Jeffrey Bowen is a composer whose work explores the potential of musical structure to channel, transfigure, and reframe lived experience. His compositions have been performed by Pascal Gallois, Maja Cerar, Beta Collide, Ensemble DissonArt, and the Luminosity Orchestra, among other ensembles in the USA and Europe. In 2013 his orchestral work Stalasso was chosen by conductor Ludovic Morlot for the Seattle Symphony Orchestra’s New Music Works program, and he has recently presented work at the Darmstadt Summer Courses for New Music, the University of Nebraska’s New Music Festival, the University of Washington’s Harry Partch Festival, and the New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival.
He is currently based in Seattle, where he has taught courses in music theory at Cornish College of the Arts and the University of Washington, and is co-director of Seattle’s Inverted Space Ensemble. He recently completed a DMA in composition at UW under Joël-François Durand.
Artist Support Program 2019 (with Inverted Space Ensemble): Produce a studio recording of five new works from Seattle composers written within unconventional, microtonal tuning systems.