ELIZABETH HOFFMAN composes in acoustic and computer-driven media. She also writes on facets of analysis and representation in electroacoustic and avant-garde musics with articles in The Computer Music Journal, Organized Sound, and Perspectives of New Music. Compositional interests include a focus on timbre, texture and spatialization. Her music appears on empreintes DIGITALes, NEUMA, Centaur, World-Edition, Capstone, Innova, and Everglade labels. Recent reviews cite her “visionary sound collages” (Chain DLK USA, Reviews).

Prizes have come from the Bourges, Prix Ars, and Pierre Schaeffer competitions, the Seattle Arts Commission, ICMA, and the Jerome Foundation, the MacDowell Colony, and the NEA. She teaches in the Department of Music at NYU. Computer and electroacoustic music studies with Bülent Arel, Diane Thome, Richard Karpen, and John Rahn.


Professor, NYU Music FAS

24 Waverly Place, #268

NY, NY 10003



Image: Giles Lyon, Blood and Ice (2011)

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