United States, Jackson Heights New York
Quentin Chiappetta enjoys an unusually wide-ranging creative career as a composer, sound designer and mixer for the stage, the screen, and the art world.
Quentin created the original score and multi-channel sound design for Panamarama, a permanent exhibition in the BioMuseo in Panama City. His work on Soundscapes at the National Music Centre in Calgary won a 2016 MUSE Award. He is now creating a new sound and music work for the Smithsonian Museum in Washington DC
He is a favored collaborator of experimental artists and musicians, including Tony Conrad, Zeena Parkins, Kim Sooja, and Christian Marclay. Quentin’s 20-year creative relationship with Marclay culminated in The Clock, winner of the 2012 Venice Biennale.
The recipient of multiple Meet the Composer grants and American Music Center awards, Quentin has been commissioned by new music ensembles and leading choreographers, most recently collaborating with legendary Yvonne Rainer. He was nominated for a Lucille Lortel Award for his score for the Broadway show Irena’s Vow. He also received a Drama Desk Award nomination for his sound work in the off-Broadway show The Navigator. Quentin’s music and sound design can be heard behind hundreds of TV episodes and independent films. Quentin received his formal musical training in composition at the Eastman School of Music.