Alec Hall is a composer in New York, NY, working independently on the outcomes of acoustic materials in the post-Avant-Garde musical landscape. Employing divergent forms of sonic representation, his work is as aesthetically polycentric as it is politically engaged. He has had works performed by such groups as Ensemble SurPlus, Ensemble Proton, Ensemble Intercontemporain, the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio-France, the JACK Quartet, ICE, Talea, Either/OR, Wet Ink, Continuum, Pamplemousse, Ekmeles, the Mivos Quartet, Patrick Higgins, Séverine Ballon, Stephane Ginsburgh, and David Broome. He has also collaborated with a wide range of artists across multiple disciplines, including Vanessa Place, Tyshawn Sorey, the architecture collective : , Michael Mandiberg, and the Philosophical Investigation Agency. Alec is the co-founder of Qubit and currently serves as an artistic director and curator of Project-Q, an experimental performance space in Upper Manhattan. His work has been supported by the New York State Council on the Arts, the Canada Council for the Arts, the Conseil des Arts et des Lettres du Québec, the French American Cultural Exchange, New Music USA, and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. His degrees include a doctorate of musical arts from Columbia University, and a master of arts from UC San Diego.