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Faculty

Joseph Alpar's research focuses on the anthropology of music in Turkey and the Middle East, and the relationships between music, spirituality, modernity, marginalization, social expression, and identity.

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Ethan Koss-Smith '22 speaks about the process of producing his debut album To Gallery a Cloud Ground.

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A live performance by Mountain Man, the singing folk trio of Amelia Meath '10, Molly Sarlé '12, and Alex Sauser-Monnig '09, was aired this month on NPR's World Cafe, a nationally broadcast program that showcases indie rock, singer-songwriters, folk, alternative country, blues, and world music.

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Magic Ship, the latest album from the folk trio comprised of Amelia Meath '10, Molly Sarlé '12, and Alex Sauser-Monnig '09, will be the group's first album in eight years.

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Alumni

One-third of the critically acclaimed indie folk rock trio Mountain Man.

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Field Work Term is Bennington College's annual work-learning term during which students gain hands-on experience and test their classroom ideas in the world of work.

This photo contest brings those experiences  to life. Students use #FieldWorkTerm to share photos of themselves making, working, and learning to tell the story of their unique work exploration over Field Work Term.

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Faculty

Allen Shawn’s work as a composer and pianist comprises a large catalogue of orchestral and chamber music, chamber operas, songs, piano music, and music for ballet, theatre, and film; he is also celebrated for his writings on Arnold Schoenberg and Leonard Bernstein, as well as his compelling memoirs.

Faculty

Curtis Wells turned a degree in engineering into an expertise for fixing electronics and optimizing audio gear—skills he puts to good use in his support of faculty and student work in music.

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Faculty

Senem Pirler is an intermedia-sound artist whose work is an interdisciplinary attempt that crosses over into sound engineering, sound art, video art, dance, performance, and installation. Pirler’s recent work has been exhibited at EMPAC, Roulette, Baryshnikov Arts Center, Mount Tremper Arts, and Collar Works, NY and has been recognized by grants, residencies, and awards including most recently Signal Culture residency and The Malcolm S. Morse Graduate Research Enhancement Award to honor the work of Pauline Oliveros and Deep Listening in 2018.

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Faculty

John Kirk teaches classes in the history of American and Celtic traditional music in addition to mandolin, fiddle, banjo, ukulele, mountain and hammered dulcimers, and traditional music ensemble.

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Faculty

Thomas Bogdan’s vocal performance, in genres ranging from old music to new, avant-garde multimedia performance and cabaret, has received wonderful reviews from critics around the world.

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Faculty

Digital-chamber-punk bands, nine-piece rockestras, 21st century medieval quartets: Kitty Brazelton’s ability to create new genres as a composer, performer, singer, and instrumentalist is rooted in a study of even the most traditional forms of music.

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Faculty

Matthew Edwards is the piano instructor for the student that wants to learn multiple styles of music including classical, blues, jazz, and pop styles.

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Faculty

David Baron is a producer, composer, musician, and recording engineer. He has performed on pop albums, composed film scores, and composed and creative-directed sonic branding packages for television and advertising.

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Faculty member Sue Rees served as the technical director for the four-city tour of Karnatic Kattaikkuttu.

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Faculty

Kerry Ryer-Parke performs in a range of musical styles, from oratorio, opera, and early music to folk, jazz, and rock, in addition to directing the Bennington Children’s Chorus and Bennington Voice Workshop.

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Faculty

Nicholas Brooke creates music across disciplines, from collages of recordings with live theater, to home-built instrumentariums inspired by gamelan. He has received Guggenheim, Rockefeller, and New Music USA fellowships and premieres at the Lincoln Center Festival, Spoleto, and MASS MOCA.

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Faculty

Susie Ibarra is known for her innovative style and cultural fluency as a composer, improviser, percussionist, and humanitarian.

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Faculty

Michael Wimberly is a composer, percussionist, and music producer who has recorded and toured throughout Europe, Africa, and the Americas. He is the driving force behind Power of Drum, an alternative arts program whose mission is to make music education accessible to all youth worldwide.

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Faculty

Bruce Williamson is a jazz composer and multi-instrumentalist/recording artist who has collaborated and performed with such luminaries as Bobby McFerron, Fred Hersch, Julie Taymor, and Mark Rylance in a variety of genres, and whose work has been featured in Academy Award-winning film scores.

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Faculty

Sergei Tcherepnin is an artist operating at the intersections of sound, sculpture and theater. Attaching synthesizers, computers and amplifiers to small surface transducers (devices that convert electrical signals into vibrations) he orchestrates complex multi-channel compositions in which objects are transformed into speakers.

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Image of Nathaniel Parke

Faculty

Nathaniel Parke is a regional freelance cellist and is also on the faculty of Williams College.

Image of Christopher Lewis

Faculty

Pianist who has taught and performed through the United States and Italy, and prizewinner of the American National Chopin Competition and the New York Leschetizky Society.

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Faculty

Andrew Greenwald is a performing and composing musician. He is a founding member of the composer/performer collective Ensemble Pamplemousse (established 2002) and currently serves as the Artistic Director. His compositions have been performed internationally by leading ensembles including the Arditti Quartet, JACK Quartet, Ensemble Dal Niente, Ensemble Adapter, Distractfold and ICE among others. 

Joan Forsyth

Faculty

Pianist whose performing career has taken her from The Kennedy Center to tours of Europe, Japan, and South America

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Faculty

7-string guitar player, NEA grant recipient and Grammy-nominated producer who has produced and performed with some of the biggest acts in the business.

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Faculty

Michael Chinworth is a performing and recording artist based in Vermont and New York. He produces work in a solo practice and appears on-stage in voice-driven works of experimental theater and opera. 

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Faculty

Michael Bisio returned to New York in 2006 after spending 30 years on the West Coast and quickly became an integral part of the New York City creative music community. Since 2009, he has been bass instructor at Bennington College and a member of the Matthew Shipp Trio.