Graduate Students

Brian Lindgren

CCT (Composition & Computer Technologies)



Brian Lindgren is composer, instrument builder, and violist based in Charlottesville, VA. He is pursuing his PhD in Music Composition and Computer Technologies at the University of Virginia. He holds a BA from the Eastman School of Music (John Graham) and an MFA in Sonic Arts from Brooklyn College (Morton Subotnick, Doug Geers).

His work has been featured in the International Computer Music Conference, SEAMUS, and NYC Electroacoustic Music Festival. His work has been performed by Hypercube, Popebama, and Tokyo Gen’on Project. He has performed with Alarm Will Sound, the Triple Helix Piano Trio, and Wordless Music. His music has been featured at gallery openings by Anton Kandinsky, Shari Belafonte, and Brian Reed. He has recorded for Tyondai Braxton (Warp), RA The Rugged Man (Nature Sounds), David Liptak (Bridge) and Joe Phillips (New Amsterdam). He was a semi-finalist in the 2022 Guthman Musical Instrument Competition for the EV, a new digital-acoustic instrument, which was also presented at the NIME 2022 conference. IG @bklindgren


UVA Department of Music
112 Old Cabell Hall
P.O. Box 400176 Charlottesville, VA 22904-4176