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Welcome to the homepage of Jacob David Sudol – composer, computer musician and educator!

Jacob David Sudol writes intimate compositions that explore enigmatic phenomena and the inner nature of how we perceive sound.  His music has been performed over one hundred times by many prestigious ensembles and performers across the USA as well as in Canada, Taiwan, the United Kingdom, Germany, Netherlands, Singapore, China, Thailand, Japan, and Cambodia.  His compositions are regularly selected for the most prestigious annual national and international computer music and electronic music conferences. Dr. Sudol is also currently writing a chapter on his music for a future book to be published by Oxford University Press.

Dr. Sudol is an Assistant Professor of Music Technology and Composition at Florida International University and was awarded a Fulbright Senior Scholar grant to teach at National Chiao Tung University in Taiwan for the Academic 2015-16 Year.

Website last updated May 6, 2017

Recent Updates –

Added composition pages for ‘all the trees of the world are like brothers and sisters’, A Few Tonesall the…, …spaces to listen to from within (iii) and updated compositions pages for ‘…wash yourself of yourself’, and spaces to listen to from within (ii).  New recordings added to the media page, and updated C.V., Biography, Writings, Performances/Events, Calloway + Sudol Duo, and Jen + Sudol Duo.

Recent Events –

April 24, 2017 – ‘…all the trees of the world are like brothers and sisters’ – performed by Jason Calloway (cello) and Chen-Hui Jen (piano) at MBUS, Miami Beach, FL

April 20, 2017 – ‘…all the trees of the world are like brothers and sisters’ – performed by Jason Calloway (cello) and Chen-Hui Jen (piano) at MBUS as part of 2017 International Society of Contemporary (ISCM) Music New Music Miami (NMM) Festival , Miami Beach, FL

April 7, 2017 – Vanished into the Clouds (雲隠) – performed by cellist Timothy Gill, principle of the London Sinfonietta, at the 5th Annual Florida Contemporary Music Festival at the University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

April 7, 2017 – “…wash yourself of yourself”Performed by Mark Micchelli (piano) and Alex Lough (electronics) at the University of California, Irvine

April 5, 2017 – …a darker dawn – Performed by Andy Kozar (trumpet) and Jacob David Sudol (electronics) at the MBUS as part of the 2017 ISCM NMM Festival, Miami Beach, FL

April 4, 2017 – New Music for Guitar and Electronics – Performed an entire concert with Federico Bonacossa (classical guitar) and Jacob David Sudol (electronics) at the Audiotheque, Miami Beach, FL

April 4, 2017 – …spaces to listen to from within (iii) – Performed by Federico Bonacossa (classical guitar) and Jacob David Sudol (electronics) at the Audiotheque, Miami Beach, FL

March 24, 2017 – …spaces to listen to from within (ii) – Performed by the FLEA Ensemble (FIU Laptop and Electronic Arts) at MBUS, Miami Beach, FL

March 9, 2017 – threads unraveling… – Performed by Chen-Hui Jen (piano) and Jacob David Sudol (electronics) at the MBUS as part of the 2017 ISCM NMM Festival, Miami Beach, FL

February 26, 2017 – Nylon and Copper – Performed an entire concert with Bonacossa (classical guitar) and Jacob David Sudol (electronics) as part of the Miami International Guitart Festival at Florida International University, Miami, FL

February 26, 2017 – …spaces to listen to from within (iii) – Performed by Federico Bonacossa (classical guitar) and Jacob David Sudol (electronics) as part of the Miami International Guitart Festival at Florida International University, Miami, FL

February 3, 2017 – “…wash yourself of yourself”Performed by Chen-Hui Jen (piano) and Jacob David Sudol (electronics) as part of the FETA 10 Festival at the Betsy Hotel, Miami Beach, FL

February 2, 2017 – all the… – Performed by the Aurora Borealis Duo as part of the 2017 ISCM NMM Festival at the MBUS, FL

December 21, 2016 – Floating Bridge of Dreams (夢浮橋) – Performed by Sergio Martinolich Martinoli in the Casa Cava Auditorium as part of the Matera/INtermedia Festival in Matera, Italy

November 5, 2016 – “…wash yourself of yourself” – Performed by Chen-Hui Jen (piano) and Jacob David Sudol (electronics) as part of the 2017 FEASt (Florida Electro-Acoustic Student) Festival at FIU, Miami, FL

November 1, 2016 – Winter Vultures Fluttering on the Wind –Performed by Jason Calloway (3-D printed cello) and Jacob David Sudol (electronics) as part of the MONAD Sound Studio Series, MBUS, Miami Beach, FL

September 14, 2016 – Floating Bridge of Dreams (夢浮橋) – Performed by Mieko Kanno in at the 2015 International Computer Music Conference in Utrecht, Netherlands

July 23, 2016 – Floating Bridge of Dreams (夢浮橋) performed by Kate Steinberg (violin) and Jacob David Sudol (electronics) as part of the 2016 Nirmita Composers’ Workshop, Siem Reap, Cambodia

July 2016 – Vanished into the Clouds (雲隠) – performed by Ammie Brod (viola) and Jon Fielder (electronics) at the Omaha Under the Radar Festival, Omaha, NE

June 4, 2016 – Lecture on Sound Art at the Guling Street Avante-garde Theater in Taipei, Taiwan

May 4 – 6, 2016 – Composer and computer musician in residence at National San Yet San University and National Kaohsiung Normal University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

May 6, 2016 – New Music for Piano and Electronics to perform an entire concert with Chen-Hui Jen (piano) and Jacob David Sudol at National Kaohsiung Normal University in Kaoshiung, Taiwan

May 6, 2016 – “…wash yourself of yourself” to be performed by Chen-Hui Jen (piano) and Jacob David Sudol at National Kaohsiung Normal University in Kaoshiung, Taiwan

April 14 – 15, 2016 – across an ocean, across the land… to accompany a multimedia dance work by Cambodia choreographer/dancer Chey Chankethya at the LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore

April 9, 2016 – Vanished into the Clouds (雲隠) to be performed by Paul Silverthorne (viola) and Jacob David Sudol (electronics) at Suzhou University, Suzhou, China

February 28, 2016 – …spaces to listen to from within (iii) performed by Federico Bonacossa (guitar and electronics) at the 2016 Miami International GuitART Festival at the Wertheim Concert Hall, Miami, FL

February 10, 2016 – across an ocean, across the land… accompanied a multimedia work by Cambodia choreographer/dancer Chey Chankethya at the 2016 TPAM Performing Arts Meeting in Yokohama, Japan

February 4, 2016 – New Music for Cello and Electronics: entire concert with Jason Calloway (cello) and Jacob David Sudol at the  MBUS as part of the 2016 ISCM NMM Festival, Miami Beach, FL

February 4, 2016 – Three-Leaf Knots (総角) performed by Jason Calloway (cello) and Jacob David Sudol (electronics) at the MBUS as part of the 2016 ISCM NMM Festival