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Dorian Wallace

Dorian Wallace is a composer, pianist, synthesist, writer, teacher and dance musician. His career has experienced a diverse musical palette including contemporary classical, avant-garde, spontaneous improvisation, jazz ensemble, orchestral, classical dance, electronic, film, opera, hip-hop, and rock. His music has been performed all around the globe including New York City, NY, Bangkok, Thailand, Cleveland, OH, Paris, France, Mexico City, Mexico, Chicago, IL, and Los Angeles, CA.

He is Co-Founder/Artistic Director of TENTH INTERVENTION, a consortium of ensembles in New York City, in which he composes music and performs piano music. He is Artistic Director of The Free Sound Ahn-somble, an improvisational music orchestra focusing on contemporary orchestration, fusion and free jazz.

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Primary Instrument

Composer/conductor

Location

New York City, NY

Willing to teach

Advanced students only.

Credentials/Background

I am a Faculty Member at Metropolitan Music School and a Mentor at UnCollege where I maintain a studio teaching Contemporary Composition, Music Theory, and Spontaneous Improvisation. My sessions are high intensity, philosophically dense, and technique based. Sessions are taught online or in my home. For more information, contact Metropolitan Music School or UnCollege. $80 an hour The Three Tenets Focus

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