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SUPKO JOHN PETER | b. 16 November 1980 | New York Hunt Family Assistant Professor of Music | Duke University john.supko@duke.edu | www.johnsupko.com EDUCATION 2009 PhD Music Composition | Princeton University

Dissertation: Points & Lines: The Musical Language of Erik Satie | Paul Lansky, advisor

2005 MFA Music Composition | Princeton University 2002-3 Studies at the École Normale de Musique de Paris 2002 BM Music Composition | Indiana University Jacobs School of Music PRINCIPAL TEACHERS Claude Baker, Narcís Bonet, Paul Lansky, Frances Thompson McKay, Steven Mackey, Eugene O’Brien, Sven-David Sandström, Dmitri Tymoczko, Barbara White AWARDS | COMMISSIONS | FELLOWSHIPS | RESIDENCIES 2012 Awarded the Hunt Family Assistant Professorship | Duke University

Bang on a Can Summer Institute | fellowship

2011

North Carolina Music Teachers Association | commission | This City

2010

Nothing in Common (piano/percussion duo) | commission | This Fabled Coast

Ciompi Quartet | commission | Inland Ocean

2009

Andrew Bliss (percussionist) | commission | This River

Meet The Composer Commissioning Music / USA Commission | Straits

2009

Atelier Opéra en Création | Festival d’Aix-en-Provence | fellowship

2008

Prix de Monaco | Fondation Prince Pierre de Monaco | finalist

Leo Kaplan Prize | ASCAP | Morton Gould Young Composers Award

2007-8 Cité Internationale des Arts | Paris, France | residency 2007 Georges Lurcy Fellowship | Paris, France 2005 Meet the Composer Grant | Levine School of Music | performance of Without Stopping 2003

Perkins Prize | Princeton University

Naumberg Fellowship | Princeton University

2002

Fulbright Full Grant | Paris, France

2002-3 Cité Internationale des Arts | Paris, France | residency 2000 Dean’s Prize | Indiana University Jacobs School of Music 1998 ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composers Award 1997 BMI Student Composer Award

Grand Prize | National Young Composers Award | BMG & Williams College


TEACHING EXPERIENCE Duke University | 2009 - present

MUS 390 (F12) | Pro-Audio Seminar w/ Sound Pure Studios engineers, Durham, NC

MUS 158 (S12) Multimedia Workshop w/ R. Salvatella de Prada, co-instructor (Visual Studies)

MUS 154 (S11) | Max/MSP Seminar

MUS 153 (F09, F10, F12) | Introduction to Computer-Assisted Music MUS 213 (S09) | Sound+Image: Multimedia Survey & Workshop (Graduate Seminar) MUS 65 (S09, F11) | Music Theory

Harvard University | 2008-9

] teaching assistant for Professor Alexander Rehding

MUS 51b (S09) – Music Theory

MUS 51a (F08) – Music Theory

MUS 002 (F08) – Music Theory ] teaching assistant for Lecturer Peter Gilbert

Princeton University | 2004-7 MUS 206 (S07) – 18th c. counterpoint MUS 205 (F06) – 16th c. counterpoint MUS 106 (S06) – Music Theory II MUS 105 (F05) – Music Theory I

] preceptor for Professor Steven Mackey

] preceptor for Professor Barbara White

MUS 110 (F04) – Songwriting Seminar ] preceptor for Professor Paul Lansky SELECTED COMPOSITIONS 2012

All Souls | soprano, chamber orchestra & sampler | 65 minute work based on the novel All Souls

Day by Cees Nooteboom (premiere: 24 February 2013)

Usine | six instruments & electronics | 20-hour (or more) generative & interactive work

commissioned by the Swiss group ensemBle baBel

2011

Inland Ocean | electroacoustic string quartet | generative, interactive

S_traits (with Bill Seaman) | generative software environment

This City | electroacoustic piano solo | generative

2010

Rooms | electroacoustic chamber ensemble | generative, interactive

This Window Makes Me Feel | new alto flute version for album drawn only once

2009

This River | electroacoustic percussion solo

Straits | percussion duo


COMMERCIAL & SELF-RELEASED PUBLICATIONS 2011

drawn only once [CD+DVD album] | New Amsterdam Records

2006

Être à la hauteur de cette joie [engraved endpaper] | Harpo & | Marseille

2005

This Window Makes Me Feel | self-released DVD

2004

Mœurs de Césure [translucent score included in livre d’artiste] | Collection Mémoires | Paris

SELECTED RECENT PERFORMANCES 2012 This Window Makes Me Feel (choreographic version) Juilliard School | New York, NY | 12-16 December Usine 20 Heures de Musiques | Romont, Switzerland | 22 September

Straits University of SC So Perc. Summer Inst. (le) poisson rouge University of Houston Duke University

| Columbia, SC | Princeton, NJ | New York, NY | Houston, TX | Durham, NC

| 28 September | 24 July | 18 June | 23 January | 21 January

This City The Flea Theater

| New York, NY

| 25 May

2011

drawn only once / album release concert Galapagos Art Space | New York, NY

This City No. Illinois University NCMTA Conference Straits Louisiana State Univ. Round Top Festival

| DeKalb, IL | Charlotte, NC

| 11 November | 28 October

| Baton Rouge, LA | Round Top, TX

| 30 April | 09 April

Inland Ocean Duke Unversity Duke Gardens Winthrop University Weymouth Center

| Durham, NC | Durham, NC | Rock Hill, SC | Southern Pines, NC

| 02 April | 31 March | 22 March | 06 March

| 16 December

INVITED TALKS & RADIO INTERVIEWS 2011

The State of Things with Frank Stasio | NPR | conversation about Inland Ocean

North Carolina Music Teachers Association | invited lecture on generative music

Conversation with Steve Reich | Duke University

2010 University of South Carolina (Columbia)

University of North Carolina (Greensboro)


INVITED TALKS & RADIO INTERVIEWS [CONT’D.]

Levine School of Music | masterclass with Meehan/Perkins Duo

2009

First Course | with Ciompi Quartet | lecture on Bartok’s String Quartet No. 5

WXDU | Duke University | interview with Dan Ruccia

Académie du Festival d’Aix-en-Provence | talk on This Window Makes Me Feel

First Course | with Ciompi Quartet | on Inland Ocean

LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY French (fluent), German (moderate), Italian (reading), Latin (reading), Ancient Greek (reading) SOFTWARE USED Abelton Live, Finale, Adobe Illustrator, Logic, Max/MSP, Noatikl, Processing, ProTools LE / HD, Reason, Sibelius, SPEAR


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