Ethan Hayden | composer, performer, author
Ethan Hayden | composer, performer, researcher
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biography

Ethan Hayden headshot Ethan Hayden is a composer, performer, and author based in the Rust Belt. His acoustic, electronic, and vocal music has been performed at conferences and festivals around the world. He received his Ph.D. in Composition from the University at Buffalo, and holds undergraduate degrees in Composition and Theory from the University of North Texas, and an M.A. in Composition from UB. His principal composition teachers include Cort Lippe, Jeffrey Stadelman, Joseph Klein, Andrew May, and David Bithell. He currently teaches sound synthesis and electroacoustic composition at Buffalo State College, and recently joined the Digital Audio Production faculty at Jamestown Community College.

Ethan is the Associate Director of Wooden Cities, a Buffalo-based contemporary music ensemble, and is active as a performer, regularly presenting new and experimental works for voice. He is the author of Sigur Rós's ( ), published as part of Bloomsbury's 33⅓ series in August 2014.