On Leave 2018-2019
David Adamcyk is a Canadian composer living in New York. He creates musical works for the concert hall and theatrical stage, often incorporating technology. He was the assistant to Martin Matalon and Philippe Leroux, has collaborated with artist Julia Randall, and has worked with Quasar, Cairn, the MSO, Talea, ECM+, IRCAM, Esprit Orchestra, and SMCQ. David has taken part in the Nouvelles Rencontres composition program at Domaine Forget, in Saint-Iréné, and was selected for the National Arts Center’s Young Composers program in Ottawa. He has won four prizes at the SOCAN Foundation composer’s competition and was one of five finalists in the CBC/SRC Evolution composition competition. David Adamcyk holds a doctorate in composition from McGill University. He joined the composition faculty of Manhattan School of Music in 2015 and also currently teaches at Columbia’s Computer Music Center.