Brian Petuch is a New York City-based composer with an affinity for both acoustic and electronic music. As described as by Musicuratum, Brian’s work is “ebullient urban music” with “a special sense of rhythm as drama.” Brian draws inspiration and language from a wide variety of art forms, and is at home composing for orchestral and chamber ensembles, dancers, visual artists, and film. His work has been featured by the Albany Symphony, aTonalHits, and several dance companies throughout the eastern United States and Mexico.
Petuch was a finalist in the 2013 ASCAP Foundation’s Morton Gould Young Composer Awards and was a Guest Composer for the Albany Symphony’s 2013 American Music Festival, where they read and workshopped his orchestra piece Simple Objects. Petuch has also participated in workshops and master classes with composers Libby Larsen, Derek Bermel, and Christopher Rouse. He received his BM in Commercial Music from Florida Atlantic University where he studied composition with Stuart Glazer, and his MM in Composition at Mannes School of Music in NYC where he studied with Mario Davidovsky.