David Smooke, Ph.D, United States
David teaches music theory and composition at the Peabody Conservatory of Johns Hopkins University. A member of the trio plinkTHUNKSqwak, he performs improvisations and original works on various instruments including toy piano. He is currently building larger pieces utilizing electronic processing of toy piano, microtonally-tuned autoharp and other instruments.
“Picture is from an improv gig that I put together featuring Rome Prize and Berlin Prize winning composer and throat singer Ken Ueno.”