Jherek Bischoff


Jherek Bischoff is a Los Angeles-based composer, arranger, producer and multi-instrumentalist. He has performed at venues and festivals all over the world, including the Royal Albert Hall, Carnegie Hall and the Radio City Music Hall. His list of collaborations includes work with the Kronos Quartet — for whom he has composed commissioned works — Bang on a Can, David Byrne, Robert Wilson and Neil Gaiman, among others, and his work has also been performed by the Seattle Symphony, the Adelaide Art Orchestra and Stargaze. His critically acclaimed albums include Cistern and Composed, and the co-release Strung Out In Heaven: A Bowie String Quartet Tribute. In August 2016, Bischoff was the artist in residence for Times Square’s Midnight Moment, which included a nightly broadcast of his video for “Cistern” on Times Square's electronic billboards and culminated in two live performances in the middle of Times Square. Bischoff’s composition and performance credits in film and television include his work on Netflix's Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp, and his theatre work includes The Sandman, a collaboration with Robert Wilson for the Düsseldorfer Schauspielhaus, Das Fliegende Klassenzimmer, for Theater Basel, and Johnny Breitwieser, for the Schauspielhaus in Vienna.