Michael Theodore
Associate Professor of Composition

Michael Theodore is on the faculty of the University of Colorado Boulder where he teaches music composition and technology as well as interactive media. Theodore was born in 1968 and raised in New York City. Principal teachers include Lewis Spratlan (Amherst College, BA, Summa Cum Laude), Jonathan Berger, Jacob Druckman and Martin Bresnick (Yale School of Music, MM) Roger Reynolds and Miller Puckette (University of California, San Diego, PhD).

Theodore’s technology-­informed work with sound, visual media or both has been presented across the United States and in Mexico, Trinidad y Tobago, Greece, Spain, Germany, Sweden, France, Australia, Japan and China.

An active collaborator, Theodore creates large scale sound/art installations with roboticist Nikolaus Correll, has created a number of touring pieces with performance artist Michelle Ellsworth, is 1/2 of the electroaoustic “hardcore Americana” project Batteries Die with punk-folk artist Tim Eriksen and released a recording with Glen Whitehead (Psychoangelo/Panauromni) that received a “Top Ten Classical Music Recordings of 2010” pick from Timeout Chicago.