Assaf Gidron is a composer, musician and sound designer. Based in Brooklyn, Assaf studied composition and computer music at Goldsmiths College, London and at The Royal Conservatory, The Hague. Assaf's music has been performed in The US, The Netherlands, UK, Germany, Argentina, Serbia and Israel by ensembles and collaborators such as the SEM ensemble, Asko Schoenberg ensemble, Slagwerk Den Haag, Ligeti Academy, Modelo 62, Ensemble Musica Nova, Teodora Stepancic, Erik Carlson, Dante Boon and others. He is a member of the Brooklyn based group LCollective and runs the group's Bandcamp label Love Records. Together with Craig Shepard he was co-organizer of the Music for Contemplation concert series from 2015 to 2017, and is a regular contributor to the Piano+ concert series in Brooklyn. Assaf is active as performer and improviser, playing cello, guitar and electronics.
Assaf works as sound designer and audio production manager for a wide variety of projects and clients, from film and television productions, podcasts and online to art house cinema and video art, including a long-lasting collaboration with Berlin/L.A based film production outfit Spektakulativ Pictures.
Drawings by Yula Gidron