Michael John Fink
Michael Jon Fink’s instrumental and electronic music has been performed at numerous concerts and festivals throughout the United States, Europe and Japan. His works appear on the Cold Blue, Contagion, C.R.I.,Trance Port, Raptoria Caam and Wire Tapper labels.
He has composed concertos for soprano saxophone, bass clarinet, violin and cello, as well as incidental music for two plays of W. B. Yeats and for the epic play “Forêts” by Wajdi Mouawad in 2006. Hear music from Forêts.
He has been a composer/improviser with experimental and new music groups that have included The Negative Band, Musica Veneris Nocturnus, Stillife and Ghost Duo. In recent years, he has increasingly focused on performing in solo and group situations, exploring new sounds and forms on the electric guitar.
For over thirty years Fink has served on the music faculty of the California Institute of the Arts where he teaches composition, orchestration, and analysis.