NEIL LEONARD

  • RESIDENCY DATES : Sep 12th 2016 to Sep 24th 2016
  • PRACTICE : Visual Arts
  • FROM : USA
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Neil Leonard is a composer, saxophonist, and interdisciplinary artist. He is the Artistic Director of Berklee College of Music's Interdisciplinary Arts Institute. Currently, he is on the Fulbright Specialist Roster and is a Research Affiliate at MIT's program in Art, Culture and Technology. His work ranges from solo concerts for saxophone/live electronics, to works for orchestra, audio/video installation and sound for dance, theater and performance. His compositions/performances have been featured by Carnegie Hall; Boston Globe Jazz Festival; Musicacustica, Beijing; International Computer Music Convention, Montreal; and Tel Aviv Biennial for New Music, among others. He composed the music for Relatives by Tony Oursler and Constance DeJong, which was featured by the Whitney Biennial and the ICA, Boston. Read more at smfa.edu or neilleonard.com. Leonard will be working at Montalvo alongside his fellow collaborative, Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons.