Travis Alford (b. 1983) is a Boston-area composer, trumpeter, and improviser, whose music has been heard across the United States, Canada, Italy, Greece, and Australia. He has received recognition for his work by the League of Composers/ISCM, ASCAP, the American Composers Alliance, the Atlantic Center for the Arts, the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center, and the Brandeis Office of the Arts. He is currently a Lecturer at Brandeis University, MIT, and Gordon College, and holds degrees from Brandeis (PhD, Music Composition and Theory, ’14), the New England Conservatory (MM ’08), and East Carolina University (BM ’05). He lives in West Newton with his wife, Lauren, their dog, Toby, and their forthcoming son.
LISTEN: O Fragile Human, Speak… for 8 Female Voices and 3 Trumpets
Lorelei Ensemble (Beth Willer, director); Chris Belluscio, Jonah Kappraff, and Paul Perfetti, trumpets
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