Sara Warner recently caught up with composer Jean-Paul Perrotte, who unifies classical and electronic music under one compositional canopy in his latest Ravello Records release, A COLLECTION OF WORKS.

Learn about Perrotte’s affinity for the bassoon as a unique musical voice and compositional tool, how he started his own electroacoustic composition laboratory at University of Nevada, and more in this exclusive audio interview:

Hear our conversation here

  • Jean-Paul Perrotte

    Jean-Paul Perrotte is an American composer of French and Ecuadorian descent whose work includes compositions for electronics, acoustic instruments, voice, video, dancers, and improvisation using Max/MSP. His works have been performed internationally and presented in prestigious art galleries like the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts in Omaha NE. Perrotte has also co-written a chapter with Brett Van Hoesen titled Sound Art - New Only in Name: A Selected History of German Sound Works from the Last Century from the edited volume Germany in the Loud Twentieth Century. Perrotte received his Ph.D. in Composition from the University of Iowa in 2013 and is currently Assistant Professor of Composition and Director of the ElectroAcoustic Composition Laboratory at the University of Nevada, Reno.