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Erik Lund is professor of music composition at the University of Illinois, a composer of acoustic and electroacoustic music, and an active  performer of both composed and improvised music. His compositions have won the League of Composers, International Society for Contemporary Music (ISCM) and ASCAP composition competitions, and he has received grants for his work from the Musik Biennale-Berlin Festival, Meet the Composer, ASCAP, the Illinois Arts Council, and the Research Board of the University of Illinois. His works have been commissioned and/or performed by ensembles including the Arditti String Quartet (UK), Orchestra Giovanile Italiana (Italy), Crash Ensemble (Ireland), Wolpe Trio (Germany), Fidelio Trio (Ireland), Tone Road Ramblers (USA), mise-en (USA), and C2 Duo (USA), as well as by notable soloists. Lund’s works have been performed at major festivals in the United States, Europe, Ireland, China, Taiwan, and South Korea, and are recorded on Opus One Records, Cybele Records, Centaur Records, Einstein Records, and Mark Records.   As a trombonist he has recorded works by Vinko Globokar, Anthony Braxton, and Morgan Powell, and with the Walleye Improvisation Ensemble and Analogue Ensemble.  He is presently active with compostQ, a sound and movement ensemble made up of five musicians and two dancers.  And Lund plays jazz regularly with his own Jazz Friends Quintet, and other groups.

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Erik Lund

School of Music

University of Illinois

1114 W. Nevada

Urbana, IL  61801  USA

© Lund, Erik R 2015