Keith Moore uses the fields of acoustics and psychoacoustics to compose expressive and conceptually rich works that compel listeners to consider the beauty and breadth of perception itself.
He has collaborated with distinguished organizations such as musikFabrik WDR (Cologne), Ensemble de l’itinéraire (Paris), Ensemble Modern and the International Ensemble Modern Academy (Frankfurt), ZKM | Center for Art and Media (Karlsruhe), the Athens Biennale (Greece), Norfolk Chamber Music Festival (USA), ISCM (Switzerland), Schlagquartett Köln (Germany), the PRISM Quartet (NYC), Talujon Percussion (NYC), Ensemble 21 (NYC), S.E.M. Ensemble (NYC), CRASH ENSEMBLE (Ireland), the Wet Ink Ensemble (NYC), and Timetable Percussion (NYC). He has also worked with acclaimed soloists including Tomas Bächli (Berlin), Karen Bentley Pollick (CO), Kevin Boyer (London), Maja Cerar (NYC), Eliot Gattegno (Sichuan), Mieko Kanno (Glasgow), Margaret Lancaster (NYC), Geoff Landman (NYC), Timothy Ruedeman (NYC), Juliana Snapper (LA), Taimur Sullivan (Chicago) and Kelland Thomas (Hoboken).
Keith Moore completed his D.M.A. at Columbia University studying with Fred Lerdahl, Tristan Murail and George Lewis. His principal teachers also include Sir Harrison Birtwistle (M.M., King’s College London), Alvin Lucier, Anthony Braxton, Neely Bruce (M.A., Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT), Herbert Brün, and Salvatore Martirano (B.M., University of Illinois). He further participated in extended master classes with David Tudor, Joan Tower, James Tenney, Gerhard Stäbler, Pauline Oliveros, Donald Martino, Klaus Huber, and Brian Ferneyhough.
In addition to creating original compositions Keith Moore pursues his research through writing, performance, curating and teaching