Bram Fisher

Bram Fisher, composition (West Stockbridge, MA), studies at the Eastman School of Music, where he is pursuing a B.M. in both composition with Carlos Sanchez-Gutierrez and David Liptak, and viola performance with Masumi Rostad. In high school, Bram was a scholarship student at the New England Conservatory Preparatory School, studying composition with John Rodney Lister and viola with Ronald Gorevic. Upon graduation, he was awarded both the Composition Award and New Music Performance Award. He was a six-time finalist of the ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composers Competition and a 2016 finalist in the National Young Composers Challenge. He was also a winner of the 2017 MATA Jr. Festival and has received Honorable Mention and Emerging Composer awards in the Tribeca New Music Young Composer Competition. As a violist, he was the 2018 winner of the Uel Wade Music Scholarship competition. A devoted chamber musician, Bram has been coached by members of the American, Arianna, Concord, Chiara, Dover, ETHEL, Juilliard, Jupiter, Omer, Ulysses, Verona, and Ying string quartets. He currently serves as Co-Director of Recruitment for OSSIA New Music. Later this summer, Bram will be studying viola at Les Ecoles d’Art Américaines de Fontainebleau in France.