Past Resident

Jacob Elkin

Jacob Elkin is a trombonist, composer and arranger based in Brooklyn, New York. His electronic music has been featured in the Lüneburg New Electronic Music Festival '15-'16 and FIGMENT NYC ’17 sound installation. In September ’17, his atmospheric work Dreamscape was broadcast on The Cutty Strange radio segment on WGXC. Recent international performances of his work include Kyiv Contemporary Music Days Electroacoustic Festival in Kyiv, Ukraine, SHE LIVES Chamber Composition Workshop in Budapest, Hungary and Festival Días de Música Electroacústica in Seia, Portugal. In NYC, his work has been presented as part of the Concrete Timbre chamber music series as well as the New York Composer’s Circle concert series.

Mr. Elkin’s music ranges in style from atmospheric soundscape to post-minimalist chamber music. In all cases, he attempts to reconcile a heritage of folk and classical influence with a contemporary artistic aesthetic.