Cole Reyes (b. 1998) is a Brooklyn-based composer, educator, conductor, and performer originally from the Chicagoland Area. His music explores the intersection between personal experience and the greater world beyond through the exploration of timbre and pulse.
His music has been awarded by groups such as IL-ACDA, the National Flute Association, Lux Choir, newEar Contemporary Chamber Ensemble, the Huntsville Master Chorale, and the San Francisco Choral Artists and many others. He has collaborated with artists such as the JACK Quartet, Transient Canvas, the Rhythm Method Quartet, Juventas New Music Ensemble, the Bergamot Quartet, BlackBox Ensemble, Inversion Da Capo, Dashon Burton, the Momenta Quartet, and Unheard-of//Ensemble. He has also received commissions from the National Orchestral Institute, the _____ Experiment, Sascha Groschang, and the Six Degrees Singers among others.
He received his undergraduate degrees in music and mathematics from Washington University in St. Louis. While there, he studied with Christopher Stark and LJ White. He holds a master’s degree in Concert Music Composition from New York University where he studied with Robert Honstein, Michael Gordon, and Julia Wolfe.
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