“passionate and dramatically contoured music”
- The New York Times
Lawrence Wilde is a composer, interdisciplinary artist, and educator. His artistic work and research interests include music technology, sonology, electroacoustic music, computer music and sound art. His works have been commissioned and performed by ensembles such as the Kronos Quartet, Eighth Blackbird, JACK Quartet, ÆON, Sō Percussion, Tesla Quartet, Aspen Music Festival Orchestra, Ensemble Mise-En, Juilliard Orchestra and others. In addition to concert music Wilde writes, produces and releases songs as Alex Laurence and is a founding member of the Sensor Heads electronic and hip-hop music duo. Wilde's music has been programmed at festivals and venues such as the Lincoln Center Out of Doors, Carnegie Hall, Aspen Music Festival, Tanglewood Music Festival, Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music, Centro Nacional de Difusion Musical, and others. Wilde completed a B.M in Music Composition at the Juilliard School and an M.F.A. at Princeton University. Wilde studies privately with Sofia Gubaidulina in Hamburg Germany during summers. He has been a composition fellow at the Aspen Music Festival, Bang On A Can Music Festival, and Tanglewood. His works have been recognized by the American Society of Composers Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) with multiple Morton Gould Awards. In addition to music Lawrence writes poetry and creates visual art.