From Salem, OR, Sean Russell Hallowell is a musician and composer living in San Francisco, CA. He holds an A.B. in music and comparative literature from Brown University in Providence, RI, and a Ph.D. in historical musicology from Columbia University in New York City, NY, where he wrote a dissertation on the metaphysics of compositional tradition in Medieval Europe. He has studied music theory with Bergson, Husserl and Kepler; his principal composition teachers have been Purcell, Ockeghem and Pythagoras.

During the 2016-2017 academic year he served as a Lecturer in the History and Literature of Western Music at the University of California, Berkeley, and in the Autumn of 2017 he began a Postdoctoral Fellowship at Stanford University. His music has been materialized at such events as the annual meeting of the Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States, the 1st Annual Florida International Toy Piano Festival, and the Charlotte New Music Festival, and showcased by such entities as the University of Vienna Faculty of Physics, and Vox Novus.

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