Jherek Bischoff

JHEREK BISCHOFF is a Los Angeles-based composer, arranger, producer and multi-instrumental performer. He has collaborated with the likes of Kronos Quartet, Bang on a Can, David Byrne, Robert Wilson 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 numerous critically-acclaimed releases include 2016’s ambient orchestral album Cistern, 2012’s orchestral pop album Composed, and a co-release in 2016 with longtime collaborator Amanda Palmer - Strung Out In Heaven: A Bowie String Quartet Tribute. After the release of Cistern, 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 the documentary Thank You For Coming, Netflix's A Futile and Stupid Gesture and Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp, and Starz' Blunt Talk. Bischoff’s theater work includes Robert Wilson's newest production The Sandman for Düsseldorfer Schauspielhaus, Das Fliegende Klassenzimmer for Theater Basel and Johnny Breitwieser for Vienna’s Schauspielhaus.