Member Profile: Ryne Siesky
Siesky's work as a composer explores the intersections of art and music, bringing focus to the idiosyncrasies of music creation and sonic processes. Aestheticism, psychology, and modern Jazz are at the forefront of his compositional influences. His work has been performed by Hypercube, Phoenix Brass, and Laura Silva among others. His music has been featured at the Charlotte New Music Festival, International Trumpet Guild, Diffrazioni – Firenze Multimedia Festival, Atemporanea Festival, and the Society of Composers. Recently, his work for solo piano, entitled Art Miniatures, won the Hatz Special Recognition Award in the recent National Federation of Music Clubs Composition Competition. Additionally, Ohio-based pianist, Laura Silva, recorded the work with Josh Antonuccio at 3 Elliot Studio (Athens, OH). His work for 8.1 channel fixed media entitled ...grind... was selected for programming on the 2019 National Student Electroacoustic Music Event (NSEME) and the 2018 Festival DME. Additionally, his work for Trombone and Computer entitled skee-Zoh was recently selected for programming at the Midwest Music Research Collective, Spring Symposium. Ryne earned his Bachelor of Arts in Music from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) and his Master of Music in Music Composition from Ohio University. He is currently a Doctoral student in Music Composition at the University of Miami, Frost School of Music.