Jherek Bischoff

Jherek Bischoff is a Los Angeles-based composer, arranger, producer and multi-instrumental performer. In his 30-odd years, he has collaborated with the likes of Kronos QuartetBang on a CanDavid ByrneRobert Wilson and Neil Gaiman and has performed in venues and festivals around the globe, including Royal Albert Hall, Carnegie Hall, Radio City Music Hall, Adelaide Festival and Tasmania’s MONA FOMA. His work as a composer has garnered commissions from Kronos QuartetLincoln Center, and St Ann’s Warehouse and has been performed by Seattle SymphonyAdelaide Art OrchestraWordless MusicStargaze and yMusic.

His critically-acclaimed releases include 2016’s ambient orchestral album Cistern, 2012’s orchestral pop album Composed, and a co-release in 2016 with longtime collaborator Amanda Palmer – Strung Out In Heaven: A Bowie String Quartet Tribute. Last August, Bischoff was the artist in residence for Times Square’s Midnight Moment, where his video for “Cistern” was broadcast every night on Times Square’s electronic billboards, culminating in two live performances in the middle of Times Square.