About Devin

Devin Maxwell holds a BMA in percussion performance from the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music and an MFA in composition and performance from the California Institute for the Arts. His orchestral composition "PH1" was released in 2008 by ERM Media and his composition for chamber ensemble "Untitled 17" paired with public domain videos won the award for Best Experimental Film in the New York Independent Film Festival in 2004. As a percussionist he is know for his interpretations of the music of John Cage, Christian Wolff, and Morton Feldman. He has performed with the Code Ensemble, So Percussion, Ethos Percussion, the OXO Ensemble and many other chamber groups and orchestras. He has worked with recording artists on Mode, Parlaphone, 4AD, Fat Possum, Kemado Records and Social Registry as a performer, producer, and arranger, and composed music for Atlantic Records, Disney, Nascar, Ford, THQ, and HBO. His chamber music has been featured at Columbia University, the University of Utah, at Dartmouth University, Kenyon College, The Brooklyn Lyceum, Monkeytown, the Ontologica-Hysteric Theater, the Stone, and the Wulf and he has collaborated with choreographer Jessica Gaynor and worked with filmmaker Rollin Hunt. He is currently playing drums, making records, and touring with Lady Lucille and Anni Rossi and occasionally produces concerts and recordings in his venue Listen/Space.