Member since October 23, 2006
Guy Barash is a versatile musician, active in many musical genres as a composer, arranger, curator and performer. He composes orchestral, chamber, vocal and electro-acoustic music. In addition, he creates interactive installations for live performances. Born and raised in Haifa, Israel, he completed his B.A. in music composition and theory from The University of Haifa, having studied with renowned Israeli composer, Arie Shapira. Since 2008, Barash has been based in New York City. He holds a master's degree in music composition and theory from NYU, Steinhardt, where he studied composition with Joan La Barbara and Morton Subotnick. Guy Barash’s collaboration with American author Nick Flynn on PROTEUS, a musical rendition of Flynn’s selected texts and excerpts from his newly released book, "The Ticking Is The Bomb", had its world premiere at Galapagos Art Space in February 2010. Barash’s recent collaborations have been with a wide array of artists (poets, video-artists, musicians and choreographers) on innovative, multidisciplinary projects. Mr. Barash’s compositions have been performed in various venues throughout the US and Israel, including: The Stone; Galapagos Art Space; The Tank; Loewe Theatre at NYU; Ear to the Earth Festival; The Contemporary Music Biennial, The Left Bank, Bamat Meitzag and Tmuna Theatre in Tel-Aviv; Haifa Museum and Haifa Cinematheque in Haifa; The Yellow Submarine and The Interdisciplinary Ring (Hazira) in Jerusalem. As an educator, Barash has taught in prestigious institutions including NYU, The University of Haifa and UMass Amherst. He continues to maintain a private studio. Currently Guy Barash is a composer-in-residence at the Electronic Music Foundation, as well as the contemporary music curator at The Tank Theater.
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