Jherek Bischoff is a Los Angeles-based composer, arranger, producer and multiinstrumental performer. In his 30-odd years, he has collaborated with the likes of Kronos
Quartet, Bang on a Can, David Byrne, and Neil Gaiman and has performed in venues and festivals around the globe, including Royal Albert Hall, Carnegie Hall, Radio City
Music Hall, Adelaide Festival and Tasmania’s MONA FOMA. His work as a composer has garnered commissions from Kronos Quartet, Lincoln Center, and St Ann’s
Warehouse and has been performed by Seattle Symphony, Adelaide Art Orchestra, Wordless Music, Stargaze and yMusic.His critically-acclaimed releases include 2016’s Cistern, 2012’s Composed, and a corelease in 2016 with Amanda Palmer – Strung Out In Heaven: A Bowie String Quartet Tribute. Last August, Bischoff was the artist in residence for Times Square’s Midnight
Last August, Bischoff was the artist in residence for Times Square’s Midnight Moment, where his video for “Cistern” was broadcast every night on Times Square’s electronic billboards, culminating in two live performances in the middle of Times Square.
Bischoff’s work for film and television includes Starz’ Blunt Talk and Netflix’s Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp. Bischoff’s theater work includes 2014’s Johnny Breitwieser for Vienna’s Schauspielhaus and 2016’s Das Fliegende Klassenzimmer for
Theater Basel. He is currently serving as Music Director for Robert Wilson’s new production, The Sandman.