Aaron Cassidy

about the author

Aaron Cassidy is an American composer and conductor based in England since 2007. His work has been programmed by leading international contemporary music specialists including ELISION, Ensemble SurPlus, musikFabrik, EXAUDI, Ictus Ensemble, ensemble recherche, Talea Ensemble, and the Kairos, Diotima, and JACK string quartets at major international festivals and venues including Donaueschingen, Ultraschall, Warsaw Autumn, Huddersfield, Darmstadt, Gaudeamus, Dark Music Days, Bludenz, June in Buffalo, the ISCM World Music Days, Southbank Centre, Merkin Hall, Miller Theatre, Le Poisson Rouge, and Monday Evening Concerts. He has received grants and commissions from Südwestrundfunk, allerArt Bludenz, the Yvar Mikhashoff Trust for New Music, Haupstadtkulturfonds Berlin, New York Foundation for the Arts, ASCAP, the American Music Center, AHRC, British Council, and London Cultural Olympiad 2012. Recordings of his work are available on NEOS, NMC, HCR, and New Focus Records. Cassidy currently serves as Professor of Composition and Research Coordinator for Music and Music Technology at the University of Huddersfield.

info & contact


University of Huddersfield, UK


mail [AT] aaroncassidy.com




The Pleats of Matter / The Matter of Pleats
(in DARE 2015: the dark precursor )
keywords: guitar, stratum, The Fold