Simon Frisch

Simon Frisch is a New York-based American-Breton composer whose recent premieres include his “lovely and delicate” (NY Classical Review) Sandglass Vespers for the New Juilliard Ensemble at Alice Tully Hall in Lincoln Center and The Body Untied, for baroque chamber orchestra and soloists, with installations by multi-media artist Rachel Libeskind. A wide-ranging collaborator, Simon has also worked with filmmaker T.J. Misny (Broad City), and his other recent projects include a cycle of Patricia Barber song adaptations commissioned by Renée Fleming that “shattered boundaries” (Chicago Tribune) and a prepared-piano collaboration with pianist Orli Shaham, composer John Adams, and the St. Louis Symphony. He is a founder of Festival Daniou, a summer chamber music residency and cultural advocacy non-profit. Currently composition and music theory faculty at The Juilliard School’s Music Advancement Program, for talented children from backgrounds underrepresented in the performing arts, Simon also received his Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees there studying with Robert Beaser and Samuel Adler.

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2017 Film Scoring Workshop