Bryce Dessner

Best known for his work with Brooklyn-based rock group The National, Bryce Dessner is a highly established composer and curator. Graduating from Yale University with a master’s degree in music, he is the founder of Cincinnati’s acclaimed MusicNOW Festival, a composer-in-residence at Muziekgebouw Frits Philips in Eindhoven, Netherlands, produced the Red Hot AIDS charity compilation Dark Was the Night with his brother and The National band mate Aaron, co-curated the Crossing Brooklyn Ferry music festival for the Brooklyn Academy of Music and has performed alongside Steve Reich, Nico Muhly, Sufjan Stevens, Radiohead’s Johnny Greenwood and many others.

WildKat PR worked on the worldwide release of an album from Bryce named Aheym, a collaboration between Bryce and the Grammy award-winning Kronos Quartet, showcasing four of his compositional works. It was released by ANTI- records in the UK on November 4th 2013.


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