Huck Hodge is Assistant Professor of Composition at the University of Washington. He previously taught Compositon at Columbia University in New York City, where he earned his MA and DMA studying with the noted French and American composers Tristan Murail and Fred Lerdahl. Prior to this, he studied Music Theory and Computer Music at the Staatliche Hochschule fur Musik und Darstellende Kunst in Stuttgart, Germany, where his teachers included Georg Wotzer and Marco Stroppa. During this time, his studies were supported with funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD).Hodge writes music that explores the embodied poetics of organized sound, perceptual illusion and the threshold between design and intuition. His output is diverse and comprises a wide range of symphonic, chamber, dance and multimedia works.Hodge has won an extensive array of national and international awards.See his full bio here.