photo credit: Natali Herrera-Pacheco
Loren Kiyoshi Dempster uses a combination of cello, computer, electronics, composition, improvisation, notated scores, and world music influences to create and perform music. He is deeply interested in the relationships between movement, space, and sound, and has created and performed music with many collaborators, including Trio Tritticali, Harrison Atelier, Jonah Boaker, Chris Ferris, projectLIMB, Dahlia Nayar, and Margaret Paek. He has also toured with the Merce Cunningham Dance Company. Since moving to Appleton, WI from Queens, NY, Dempster has taught as a guest artist at Renaissance High School for the Arts and as an Instructor at Lawrence University.