Residency Dates
  • Feb 1st 2008 to Feb 8th 2008
  • Aug 1st 2009 to Aug 14th 2009

Michael Ferriell Zbyszynski is a
composer, sound artist, performer, and teacher in
the field of contemporary electroacoustic music.
Currently, he is Assistant Director of Music
Composition and Pedagogy at UC Berkeley’s Center for
New Music and Audio Technologies. Playing flute,
saxophones, clarinet, Yamaha WX-7, live electronics,
or things made from coffee cans and PVC, he has
appeared with Respectable Citizen, Roscoe Mitchell, Myra Melford, Frank Gratkowski, the
Berkeley Symphony Orchestra, the Merce Cunningham
Dance Company, Frances-Marie Uitti, at the Other Minds Festival, the
Oregon Bach Festival, the Getty Center, and the Montréal Jazz
Festival, and is looking forward to a residency at the Montalvo Arts Center. He holds a PhD in
composition from the University of California,
Berkeley and studied at the Academy of Music in
Cracow, Poland, on a Fulbright Grant. He has taught at the Universities of
California Berkeley and Irvine, Berklee College of
Music, and Northeastern University, and can be heard
on the ARTSHIP recording label.