Neil RolnickUnited States
Grants Awarded2007 | Music | China
to serve as a composer-in-residence at the China Electronic Music Center of the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing1994 | Music | Japan
to survey current activities in music, media, and technology in Japan.
Composer Neil Rolnick pioneered the use of computers in musical performance, beginning in the late 1970s. His music includes unexpected and unusual combinations of materials and media in his music, exploring combinations of digital sampling, interactive multimedia, and acoustic vocal, chamber and orchestral works. For this performance Neil Rolnick performs music from his latest recording, Ex Machina featuring cellist Ashley Bathgate and pianist Kathleen Supové.
Neil Rolnick received ACC Fellowships in 1994 to travel to Japan and in 2007 to travel to China.