Isaac Schankler

Art Discipline: 
Los Angeles, CA
United States
Dates of Residence: 
Jul 4, 2016 to Jul 22, 2016

Isaac Schankler is a composer, accordionist, and electronic musician living in Los Angeles. His music has been described as "powerful" (Sequenza21), "ingenious" (The Artificialist), "masterfully composed" (Boston Musical Intelligencer), and "the antidote to sentimentality" (LA Times). Recent and upcoming commissions include works for the Isaura Quartet, Nouveau Classical Project, Ray-Kallay Duo, Friction Quartet, gnarwhallaby, Los Angeles Percussion Quartet, Lorelei Ensemble, Juventas New Music Ensemble, flutist Meerenai Shim, and bass-baritone Nicholas Isherwood. Schankler is the artistic director of concert series People Inside Electronics, and has taught composition, music technology, and music theory at the University of Southern California and Chapman University.