Photo Credit: Bryan Derballa
A biographical statement suitable for most occasions, 142 words, 957 characters with spaces. (click here for the really long one.):
Stephan Moore is a composer, improviser, audio artist, sound designer, teacher, and curator based in Chicago. His creative work currently manifests as electronic studio compositions, solo and group improvisations, sound installation works, scores for collaborative performance pieces, and sound designs for unusual circumstances. Evidence, his long-standing project with Scott Smallwood, has performed widely and released several recordings over the past 15 years. He is the president of the American Society for Acoustic Ecology, and is a member of The Nerve Tank, a canary torsi, Composers Inside Electronics, and the Wingspace Theatrical Collective. He toured for several years as a musician with the Merce Cunningham Dance Company, and has worked with artists as diverse as Pauline Oliveros, Anthony McCall, and Animal Collective. He is a lecturer in Sound Art and Sound Design in the Department of Radio, Television and Film at Northwestern University.
Stuff I am involved in:
Evidence [electronic music duo with Scott Smallwood]
Volume(n) [improvisation quartet with Shelley Burgon, Maria Chavez, and Suzanne Thorpe]
bumpr [improvisation quartet with Peter Bussigel, Caroline Park, and Tim Rovinelli]
a canari torsi [performance collective with Yanira Castro]
The Nerve Tank [theater collective]
Isobel Audio [my company that makes Hemisphere speakers, an alternative voice for electronic music]
Merce Cunningham Dance Company [my old day job]
Download a current copy of my CV in PDF format.
(last updated November 8, 2015)
stephan [at] oddnoise.com