Quinn Collins is a composer of rhythmically engaging acoustic and electroacoustic music who aims to combine rigorous formal schemes and processes with rock energy, occupying a space where brains and adrenaline collide. He is currently pursuing graduate studies as a PhD candidate at Princeton University. Previously, he studied at the University of Cincinnati's College-Conservatory of music with Frederic Rzewski and Michael Fiday and at the University of Illinois with Zack Browning and Erik Lund. His music has been performed by ensembles such as loadbang, the Ogni Suono Saxophone Duo, Newspeak, So Percussion, The Guidonian Hand, and Dither. Also active as an improviser and bass guitarist, and plays turntable and electronics in the digital hardcore band The Miz'ries. A native of Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, Collins currently resides in Princeton, New Jersey.
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