Now at Copland House
Eric Wubbels is in residence through the month of March. He is a composer, pianist, and a Co-director of the Wet Ink Ensemble (NYC). His music has been performed throughout Europe, Asia, Australia, and the U.S., by groups such as the Wet Ink Ensemble, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Mivos Quartet, yarn | wire, Berlin PianoPercussion, New York Philharmonic, Splinter Reeds, SCENATET (DK), and Hong Kong New Music Ensemble, and featured on festivals including Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, MATA, Metz Festival, and Zurich Tage für Neue Musik. The recipient of a 2016 Charles Ives Fellowship from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, Wubbels has received commissioning grants from Chamber Music America, ISSUE Project Room, MATA, Barlow Endowment, Jerome Foundation, and Yvar Mikhashoff Trust, and has been awarded residencies at the MacDowell Colony, Djerassi Resident Artists Program, and Civitella Ranieri Center (Italy). As a performer, he has given U.S. and world premieres of works by major figures such as Peter Ablinger, Richard Barrett, Beat Furrer, George Lewis, and Mathias Spahlinger, as well as vital young artists such as Rick Burkhardt, Erin Gee, Bryn Harrison, Alex Mincek, Sam Pluta, Katharina Rosenberger, and Kate Soper. He has recorded for Carrier Records, hatART, Spektral (Vienna), New Focus, quiet design (Austin, TX), and Albany Records, and has held teaching positions at Amherst College and Oberlin Conservatory.