Jason Thorpe Buchanan

Jason Thorpe Buchanan’s work has been described by critics and leading composers as  “sharply-edged,”  “shimmering,”  “symphonic,” and “ambitious.” He is the founder of Melos Music, spending 2010-11 in Hamburg, Germany on a Fulbright Fellowship at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater as a visiting scholar. He currently serves as assistant conductor for Eastman’s Musica Nova Ensemble with conductor Brad Lubman, as well as co-founder/conductor of the [Switch~ Ensemble], and staff member in the Eastman Computer Music Center as a Ph.D. candidate at the Eastman School of Music where he currently studies with Carlos Sánchez Gutiérrez. Upcoming compositional engagements include works for Alarm Will Sound, the electroacoustic [Switch~ Ensemble], Iktus Percussion in NYC, and a concerto for hornists Jeff Nelsen and Michael Walker.

WEBSITE: http://www.jasonthorpebuchanan.com/

WATCH AND LISTEN:
 Asymptotic Flux: First Study in Entropy for amplified bass clarinet, violin, viola, & cello
“the [Switch~ Ensemble]”; Madison Greenstone, amplified bass clarinet; Lauren Cauley, amplified violin; Kelsey Farr, amplified viola; Julia Nilsen, amplified cello; Jason Thorpe Buchanan, conductor

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