Andre Bregegere

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About

André Brégégère is a composer, music scholar, and educator, living in Queens, NY. In recent years, his music has been performed in major venues including Carnegie/Weil Hall and Symphony Space by leading ensembles including Cygnus, Second Instrumental Unit, MIVOS Quartet, Cadillac Moon Ensemble, and Transit; broadcasted on WQXR, WNYC and WPRB; and released on the label New Dynamic Records. As a founding member and co-director of Dr. Faustus (www.drfaustus.org), he is also an active advocate for new music, overseeing the commission and performance of more than twenty works by emerging composers since 2008. 

Mr. Brégégère is an Adjunct Professor of Music at William Patterson University and Queensborough Community College. He received his doctorate in Composition from the Graduate Center, CUNY, under the supervision of Joseph Straus. Recent and ongoing scholarly works include:  “The Serial Concept in Pousseur’s Votre Faust” (Oxford Handbook of Faustian Music, OUP, forthcoming); "Some Thoughts on Maximally-smooth Voice-Leading Among Pitch-class Sets and Set Classes (SMT Conference 2017, Arlington, VA); "Icare apprenti: Pousseur, Serialism, and Indeterminacy" (Performing Indeterminacy Conference, Leeds, UK, June 2017); “L’Apothéose de Rameau: A Study of Henri Pousseur’s ‘Network Technique’” (SMT St-Louis, 2015).

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