Vicente Hansen Atria

DMA Student in Composition

Vicente Hansen Atria (b. 1992, Santiago, Chile) is a New York-based composer and drummer whose work traverses the continuum between improvisation and composition. Past, recent, and ongoing collaborators include the Bozzini Quartet, counter(induction, Daedalus Quartet, International Contemporary Ensemble, TAK, and Wet Ink. He is currently pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts at Columbia University, where he has studied with Fred Lerdahl, George Lewis, and Georg Haas. He graduated from the Columbia Undergraduate Scholars Program as a Kluge Scholar, as he studied philosophy under Taylor Carman. He was a nominee for the Louis Sudler Prize in the Arts in 2015, a recipient of three Rapaport Fellowships, a finalist for the ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composer Awards, and the winner of the 2016 OSSIA New Music International Composition Competition.