About Vicente and Phillip

Vicente H. Atria

Dr. Vicente H. Atria is a Chilean composer and drummer based in New York. His music riffs on a wide range of idioms, from renaissance dances to Korean sanjo, creating lucid, futuristic sonic worlds. He has written for groups such as the Sun Ra Arkestra, JACK Quartet, Wet Ink Ensemble, Yarn/Wire, TAK Ensemble, International Contemporary Ensemble, Bozzini Quartet, Science Ficta, and Daedalus Quartet.

As a drummer and composer, his music has been showcased at a wide variety of venues and festivals, including The Shed, moers Festival, MATA Festival, Re:Sound Festival, Festival Mixtur, ATLÁNTICX Festival, The Stone, Dizzy’s Club at JALC, Saint Vitus, Jazz Standard, DiMenna Center for Classical Music, and Roulette, among others. His music has been released on Carrier Records, Aguirre Records, and Endectomorph Music, and has been reviewed by publications such as The Guardian, The Wire, Nettavisen, I Care If You Listen, Foxy Digitalis, Vinyl District, and Which Sinfonia.

He is a recipient of an ASCAP Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Award (2022), an ACF Create award (2021), The Shed Open Call commission (2019), two Chilean Ministry of Culture Fondo de la Música funds (2022 & 2020), and a finalist for the ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composer Award (2016).

He holds a B.A. in Philosophy and a Doctor of Musical Arts in Composition from Columbia University, where he studied with Fred Lerdahl, Georg Friedrich Haas, George Lewis, and Zosha Di Castri. Vicente is currently leading experimental chamber folk septet Orlando Furioso, as well as performing with collaborative trio Family Plan, improvising electronic music with Buen Clima as Tronador, and designing instruments with Mat Muntz for The Vex Collection, an alt-historical ensemble.

See more at www.vicentehansen.com

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Phillip Golub

Phillip Golub is a composer and pianist based in New York. His music strides the boundary between the improvised and the notated. His musical practice centers around rethinking the rehearsal process as a site of musical sociality and collective creation. He is also an advocate for independent music artists’ labor rights as a member and organizer for Music Workers Alliance.

Phillip has released music in numerous formations. He is the co-founder of the collective band Tropos (Axioms // 75ab, Biophilia Records (2020) and Shadow Music, Endectomorph Music (2023)). His solo piano debut Filters, on Greyfade Music will come out in October 2022. Phillip is also a member of Layale Chaker’s Sarafand Ensemble (Inner Rhyme, In a Circle Records (2019)). He performs in a variety of contexts with recent performances at Milton Court Concert Hall (London), the Brighton Fringe Festival, The Stone and National Sawdust (NYC). He also has performed numerous times with the Cecil McBee Quartet. His compositions have been performed at venues such as Merkin Hall (NYC), The Broad Stage (Santa Monica, CA), and on festivals such as Tribeca New Music (NYC), Lake Champlain Chamber Music Festival, and the Hear Now Music Festival (Los Angeles).

Phillip was also the musical dramaturg and music coordinator for … (Iphigenia), a new opera born out of a collaboration by Wayne Shorter and esperanza spalding. He has studied composition with Michael Finnissy and Julian Anderson and piano and improvisation with Jason Moran, Bruce Brubaker, Joe Morris, and Ran Blake. He holds degrees from Harvard University (B.A. English), The Guildhall School of Music & Drama (M.Mus. Composition), and The New England Conservatory (M.M. Jazz Performance).

See more at phillipgolubmusic.com.

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An album called Axioms // 75ab on Biophilia Records by Phillip's band Tropos, released May 2020.