Hunter Brown

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Cohort Year: 2019
Advisor(s): Augusta Read Thomas
Research Interests: computer music, free improvisation, algorithmic composition, glitch, noise, circuit bending, extremes
Education: BM, Oberlin Conservatory of Music; MA, Dartmouth College


Hunter Brown is a composer, improviser, and percussionist based in Chicago Illinois. His musical practice focuses on creating fluid musical spaces by enabling unpredictable, spontaneous, and idiosyncratic interactions between human performers and digital media. Hunter holds a Bachelor’s of Music in Percussion Performance with a Minor in Technology in Music and the Related Arts (TIMARA) from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, and a Masters of Arts in Digital Musics at Dartmouth College. He is currently studying towards a PhD in Music Composition at the University of Chicago.