Now at Copland House
Now in residence through early February, 2004 and 2021 residency awardee Eric Chasalow is a composer, sound artist, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, teacher, and non-profit advisor. Well-known for works that combine instruments with electronic sound, he has collaborated on a wide range of projects for the Boston Modern Orchestra Project, Talea Ensemble, New York New Music Ensemble, Network for New Music, and many others. An album of ten new genre-bending songs, Ghosts of Our Former Selves, was released in Fall 2020. Upcoming projects include a violin concerto for Miranda Cuckson and a song cycle on found poetry related to climate change. In addition to residencies at Copland House, Camargo, the MacDowell Colony, and Bogliasco, he has been honored by the Guggenheim, Fromm, and Koussevitzky Foundations, National Endowment for the Arts, New York Foundation for the Arts, the American Academy of Arts & Letters, and Copland House’s Sylvia Goldsetin Award. The Eric Chasalow Collection in the Library of Congress was established in 2009. He was a longtime professor of music at Brandeis University, where he directed the Brandeis Electro-Acoustic Music Studio (BEAMS).