Eric Wubbels

Eric Wubbels (b.1980) is a New York-based composer and performer. He is Executive Director, pianist, and a composer member of the Wet Ink Ensemble, a New York collective devoted to creating, promoting, and organizing adventurous contemporary music.

Wubbels’s music has been presented at concerts and festivals in Europe, Asia and the U.S., by groups such as the Wet Ink Ensemble, Kammerensemble Neue Musik Berlin, ICE, Yarn/Wire, Left Coast Chamber Ensemble (San Francisco), Manabe/Moriyama Duo (Japan), and The Knights String Orchestra. He has received commissioning grants from the American Composers Forum/Jerome Composers Commissioning Program, and the Argosy Foundation Contemporary Music Fund, and his music has been recorded for the Quiet Design and Carrier Records labels.

As a performer, he has given U.S. and world premieres of works by major figures such as Peter Ablinger, Richard Barrett, Michael Finnissy, Beat Furrer, Bernhard Lang, and Mathias Spahlinger. Recent engagements have included appearances at the MoMA (NYC), Monday Evening Concerts (L.A.), and the Contempuls Festival (Prague). He has recorded for Spektral (Vienna), Albany Records, Carrier, and Quiet Design.

From 2009-2011 he taught as a Visiting Professor at Amherst College, in Massachusetts.

He holds a D.M.A. and M.A. in composition from Columbia University, and a B.A. summa cum laude from Amherst College.
His principal teachers include Lewis Spratlan, Tristan Murail, Fred Lerdahl, and Fabien Lévy.