John Eagle is a composer and performer interested in harmonic perception and its ecological function.
His music has been performed by Unheard-of//Ensemble, Isaura String Quartet, Southland Ensemble, Dog Star Orchestra, Inverted Space, Guthrie & Streb, What’s Next? Ensemble, New Century Players, Sage City Symphony, and others.
Eagle has performed and presented work at Göteborg Art Sounds in Sweden, Co-Incidence Festival in Boston, and the Dog Star Orchestra and LAX Festivals in Los Angeles.
He has created and contributed music, sound design, and technical design to a range of interdisciplinary projects including theater pieces with directors Randolyn Zinn (Living Room Theatre) and Dina Janis (Hubbard Hall). Sound House, an ongoing performance installation developed with Janie Geiser and Cassia Streb, features an eight channel modular wireless sound system he designed with Eric Heep.
Eagle holds degrees from Bennington College (BA) and California Institute of the Arts (MFA) and is currently pursuing a DMA at Cornell University. He was the Composition Fellow at Bennington College from 2009 – 2011 where he taught and directed music for theater and music productions. He is the co-founder of FWD: rcrds with Aaron Foster Breilyn and works with the Dog Star Orchestra. He lives in Ithaca, NY and Los Angeles with his wife and frequent collaborator, violinist Emily Call.