As a composer, I ask myself one key question:
‘What does the energy of the universe sound like?’ I attempt to give that which is hidden a voice. That abstract sound that lies beyond what we perceive with our senses.
— Murray Hidary
Classical contemporary composer and pianist Murray Hidary studied Music and Composition at New York University. His post-minimalist works range from real-time compositions created in front of an audience to orchestral and ensemble work. Murray is currently touring his live musical experience, MindTravel, while scoring film and commercial work. He recently scored the documentary REM about iconic architect Rem Koolhaas, which premiered at the Venice Film Festival in 2016.
Hidary's mentors and influences include Paul Alan Levi, Dorothy Lawson, Ravi Shankar, Keith Jarrett, Paolo Tatafiore as well as composers Philip Glass, Steve Reich and Terry Riley.