American composer born 30 March 1982 in Arizona.
Benjamin Hackbarth was born in the United States in 1982. He studied composition with Chaya Czernowin and then earned his doctorate from the University of California, San Diego, where he studied with Roger Reynolds and Philippe Manoury. He also studied electronic music with Miller Puckette, Tom Erbe, and F. Richard Moore.
Benjamin Hackbarth was an affiliated composer at the CRCA (Center for Research in Computing and the Arts) and participated as a sonic arts researcher in the CalIT2 research group at UC San Diego.
He has been a composer in residence with the Cité des Arts and the Centre international des Récollets in France, the Akademie Schloss Solitude in Germany, and the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival.
His work has been performed by the Arditti String Quartet, Ensemble InterContemporain, the New York New Music Ensemble, the L.A. Percussion Quartet, the Collage New Music Ensemble, Ensemble Orchestral Contemporain, Ensemble SurPlus, and the Wet Ink Ensemble, in venues such as the Cité de la Musique, Akademie Schloss Solitude, the MATA festival, SIGGRAPH, the Florida Electro-acoustic Music Festival, the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival, the Ingenuity Festival, E-Werk, the Pelt Gallery, the San Diego Museum of Art, the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, the Roulette Concert Space, and Espace de Projection at IRCAM.
In 2010 and 2011, he held research residencies at IRCAM, and was a guest of IRCAM for the June 2014 ManiFeste festival.
He is Head of Composition at the University of Liverpool.
© Ircam-Centre Pompidou, 2014
Site personnel du compositeur http://www.benhackbarth.com (lien vérifié en mars 2014).
- Solo (excluding voice)
- elec Open End for vibraphone and electronics (2007), 8 mn
- Chamber music
- Unspecified instrumentation
- elec Out Among Sharks, a Moving Target for five instruments and electronics, 17 mn
- elec Am I a Particle or a Wave ? for two percussions and electronics, 19 mn 30 s
- elec Crumbling Walls and Wandering Rocks for ten instruments and electronics, 23 mn 30 s
- Site du compositeur, http://www.benhackbarth.com/ (lien vérifié en mai 2014).