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Todd Reynolds, composer, chamber-musician, violinist, improvisor, is one of the unique voices to have come out of the Bang on a Can, post-minimal scene which began to take root over twenty years ago. He's an uptown, midtown and downtown musician whose collaborative list reads like a who's who of experimental music. Perhaps best known for his work in the foundational era of the string group, ETHEL, his work as a chamber musician including time spent in The Steve Reich Ensemble, The Silk Road Project and Bang on a Can has contributed to his unique voice as a performer and composer.

Today his work rises out of both the acoustic and electronic worlds as he continues his work on behalf of composers, creating ensembles, conducting, producing, playing and recording. Sometimes touring with his own music as a solo act opening for bands like The Books with whom he has also collaborated, he might as well be found performing new work and even classics of the twentieth century with a chamber music group of his own design. He currently collaborates with Meredith Monk, bringing together a string quartet for her new touring work, Songs of Ascension, resident in BAM's Next Wave festival this year.

In production and perfomance, Reynolds uses a laptop as a constant second instrument, employing commercially available software (Ableton Live), along with his traditional violin, creating a hybrid "digital fiddle" to realize his and other's compositions in real time. His own performance format, Still Life with Microphone, a site-specific piece of concert laptop-driven theater, currently tours as a duo residency with video artist Luke DuBois, and his teaching residencies which include creativity conversations, nontraditional master-classes, composer forums and software performance integration are enjoying increased popularity at universities across the nation.

Todd Reynolds website