Jesse Stiles is an electronic composer, performer, installation artist, and software designer. His work has been featured at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Lincoln Center, the Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Park Avenue Armory.
Stiles has collaborated with Pauline Oliveros, Meredith Monk, David Behrman, and Morton Subotnick, and has been a featured soloist with the San Francisco Symphony and the New World Symphony, performing with electronic instruments. Stiles has worked as a sound designer and composer on a wide variety of award-winning films, museum exhibitions, and video games.
Starting in 2010, Stiles served as the Music Supervisor for the Merce Cunningham Dance Company, and his compositions were featured in many of the company’s site-specific “Event” performances. Currently, Stiles is a Professor in the School of Music at Carnegie Mellon University, where he leads courses on emerging music technologies.