Christopher Cerrone



Thursday, October 20 at 11:00pm

$15 ($12 with SONiCPass)

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Christopher Cerrone (b. 1984, Huntington, NY) is a Brooklyn-based composer of orchestral, chamber, vocal, and electronic music. Hailed as “a rising star” (The New Yorker) and “dangerously talented” (The New Haven Advocate), Cerrone is a founding member and co-artistic director of Red Light New Music, and part of the Sleeping Giant composers collective.
Cerrone’s concert works have been heard in the US, Europe, and Asia; performed by the Orchestre National de Lorraine (Metz, France), Bang on a Can Summer Festival, Flexible Music, the New Music Institute at the Hochschule für Musik, Berlin, the Yale Philharmonia, the Manhattan Composers' Orchestra, Loadbang (New York), the New Music Collective (Charleston, SC,) the Grenzenlos Ensemble and at the Kennedy Center with Red Light New Music.
Cerrone is currently pursuing his doctorate at the Yale School of Music, where he studies with David Lang, Christopher Theofanidis, Martin Bresnick, Ezra Laderman, and Ingram Marshall. He has worked with composers including Pierre Boulez, Salvatore Sciarrino, Charles Wuorinen, Mark Adamo, Richard Danielpour, and Julia Wolfe, and received his undergraduate degree in 2007 from the Manhattan School of Music, where he studied with Nils Vigeland and Reiko Fueting. An active performer and lecturer, Christopher Cerrone has appeared as a guest musician with Alarm Will Sound, TACTUS, and the Manhattan School Percussion Ensemble. He has taught music theory at the Manhattan School of Music, lectured on contemporary music at Columbia University, the University of Pennsylvania, and the Berlin University of the Arts, and has taught electronic music and composition at Yale College.