Chris Peck is a composer, computer musician, and improviser who often collaborates with contemporary dance and theater artists, including Deke Weaver, Jennifer Allen, Beth Gill, John Jasperse, RoseAnne Spradlin, and David Dorfman. “MASS,” his collaboration with choreographer Milka Djordjevich for singing dancers and electronic sound, premiered at The Kitchen (NYC) in May 2015. Peck performs as an improviser with Jon Moniaci and Stephen Rush under the name “Crystal Mooncone.” The trio is currently completing its fifth album using material recorded in performances at the CCRMA (Stanford) and the Klowden Mann Gallery (LA) in 2014. Peck is also working on a new music theater piece with Brussels-based choreographer Eleanor Bauer and the Belgian new music ensemble Ictus, set to premiere in May 2016. He completed a Ph.D. in Composition and Computer Technologies at the University of Virginia in May 2015.
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