Florian Conzetti is artistic co-director of Northwest New Music, a Portland-based contemporary chamber music ensemble, has appeared as a chamber music collaborator at the Music@Menlo Chamber Music Festival (David Finckel and Wu Han, artistic directors), the Astoria Music Festival, Cascadia Composers Concerts, CalPerformances, and Stanford Lively Arts, and has recorded solo and chamber music works for the Innova, Albany, and Music@Menlo LIVE labels. He is the timpanist of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. Conzetti was formerly on the faculty of the UC Berkeley and currently teaches percussion, musicology, ethnomusicology and music theory at Portland State University and Linfield College. He studied at the Konservatorium Musik in Bern, Switzerland, the Eastman School of Music, and the Peabody Conservatory, where he earned a Doctor of Musical Arts degree as a student of musicologist John Spitzer and marimbist Robert van Sice.
Crazy Jane Inner Nature, 2014