John Ivers


John Ivers is a Bay Area composer and improviser exploring hybrid creative practices. Traversing both acoustic and electronic mediums, Ivers engages intimate sonic textures, unique improvisational voices, and dynamic musical structures to unravel traditional composer-performer relationships. Ivers work has been performed by the San Francisco Contemporary Music Players, Quartetto Indaco, Amaranth Quartet, Aperture Duo, Brooklyn College’s ConTempo Ensemble, and by the Left Coast Chamber Ensemble’s Intersection workshop. His work has been featured at the soundSCAPE, highSCORE, Walden CMR, Cluster, and Atlantic music festivals, and his recent collaboration with Roscoe Mitchell on Distant Radio Transmission has been featured by the Orchestra of the SEM, Orchestra del Teatro Comunale di Bologna, at Ostrava Days Festival, and at the de Young Museum. Ivers is an also an active clarinetist and improviser, performing with Dirt and Copper, hi duo, and Portato Portato.