Sam Hertz ’10
- Profile for Sam Hertz ’10 was last updated on June 17, 2019
February 13-18, 2017
Music and Dance Residency
Sam and Maryanna will be working with Beloit dance and music students – the week will culminate in a collaborative performance on campus.
Samuel Hertz’10, Beloit College alum and composer and performer, received his MFA at Mills College, where he studied composition and electronic music with Pauline Oliveros, Fred Frith, and Zeena Parkins. He continually collaborates with numerous dance companies and performers throughout the United States, and his work has been seen/heard at ACUD MACHT NEU (Berlin, Germany), Bains::Connective (Brussels, Belgium), Apiary Studios (London, UK), Center for New Music (San Francisco, CA), Berkeley Art Museum (Berkeley, CA), Gray Area Foundation for the Arts (San Francisco, CA), ACRE-TV (Chicago, IL), Jack Straw New Media Gallery (Seattle, WA), Harvestworks (New York, NY), The Uncreativity Festival (Minneapolis, MN), and WBEZ Radio (Chicago, IL), among others. Samuel has worked as lead technical assistant to, and performed with Morton Subotnick, Alvin Curran, and John Driscoll. In June, his commission by the OpusCentrum Ensemble will premiere at the Art & Science Days Festival in Bourges, France, and he will begin a residency and research period on multi-channel surround sound at Elektronmusik Studion in Stockholm, Sweden. Samuel is currently part of two working groups as an artist-researcher for the Anthropocene Curriculum in association with Haus der Kulturen der Welt/Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (Berlin, Germany), and his work is released on the Nebularosa record label (London, UK).