Hunter Brown

Composer | Percussionist | Music Technologist

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Biography

Hunter Brown is a composer, music technologist, and percussionist based in Hanover, New Hampshire. His compositional interests encompass various compositional mediums including interactive electroacoustic improvisation, mixed music, multimedia installation, and music for dance. As a percussionist, Hunter’s focus is on collaborating with living composers in creating new electroacoustic works for solo percussion, as well as solo and ensemble free improvisation. His work as a composer and percussionist intersect within his interests as a music technologist, which include developing live algorithms for electroacoustic improvisation and machine listening. Current Hunter’s work has been presented at the following conferences: The Society of Electroacoustic Music in the United States (SEAMUS) National Conference, the Institute for Research and Coordination in Acoustics/Music (IRCAM) Manifeste, and the New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival (NYCEMF). In 2017, he was awarded the Allen Strange Composition Award at the SEAMUS National Convention. Hunter holds a Bachelor’s of Music in Percussion Performance with a Minor in Technology in Music and the Related Arts from the Oberlin Conservatory where he studied percussion with Michael Rosen and electronic music with Aurie Hsu, and Joo Won Park. He is currently studying towards a Masters degree in Digital Musics at Dartmouth College under the tutelage of Michelle Lou, Spencer Topel, and Michael Casey.