Martin Hebel, Music Theory

62 Center for the Performing Arts
hebelmc@miamioh.edu

Five-time American Prize winner and 2020 recipient of the Presser Foundation’s Graduate Music Award, Martin Hebel composes expressive, emotionally direct music to engage contemporary audiences through evocative representation. His socially-conscious compositions explore shared human experiences, like introspection, perception, and conflict, seeking to inspire conversation with music to spark change in the global community.

With discography published by Ablaze Records and Centaur Records, Martin Hebel has collaborated with ensembles across the U.S. and Europe, including the Columbus Symphony Orchestra, the Riverside Symphony in New York City, and the Brno Philharmonic Orchestra in the Czech Republic. Combining traditional symphonic forms with his contemporary harmonic language, Martin Hebel composes instrumental and vocal chamber music, orchestral and wind ensemble works, and multi-media compositions involving video projection and electronics, as well as collaborations with a diverse range of other artists.

Martin Hebel received his D.M.A in composition from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music in 2021 and his M.M. 2018. He graduated with honors from the University of Connecticut in 2015 with degrees in music composition and trumpet.

More Information on Martin Hebel’s music can be found at: martinhebel.com

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