Elliot Cole (*1984) is a composer and “charismatic contemporary bard” (NY Times). He has written for and performed with Grammy Winners Roomful of Teeth, Grammy Nominees A Far Cry and Metropolis Ensemble, and many other ensembles. His percussion music evokes “sparkling icicles of sound” (Rolling Stone) and has been performed by hundreds of groups all over the world. He is currently on faculty at the The New School and Juilliard Evening Division, and is Program Director of Musicambia at Sing Sing, where he runs a music school for incarcerated men. He is a PhD candidate in Composition at Princeton University.