Sam Pluta

Sam Pluta is a composer/laptop improviser whose work fuses the traditionally separate sound worlds of acoustic instruments and electronics. As well as serving as Technical Director and composing member of Wet Ink Ensemble, Sam has written works for numerous groups including Yarn/Wire, Spektral Quaret, and International Contemporary Ensemble. As a laptop improviser he has worked with many of the world's leading instrumentalists, including Evan Parker and Peter Evans. This fall, Sam is thrilled to join the composition faculty at the University of Chicago, where he will also direct the Electronic Music Studio.