Brian Hulse

Associate Professor (Theory and Composition)

On Leave: Fall 2018
Office: Ewell 261
Phone: (757) 221-1044
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Email: [[bchuls]]


Brian Hulse, PhD Harvard, MM Illinois, BM Utah composes chamber music and opera, writes on the philosophy of sound and music, and teaches music theory at the College of William & Mary, where he is Associate Professor of Music. Among Hulse’s many professional activities include several seasons as Composer-in-Residence for Intermezzo: the New England Chamber Opera Series and direction of the composition program at the soundSCAPE Festival (Italy) for eight years. His CD Pseudosynthesis appears on Albany Records. Another CD, Stain, with conductor Paul Bhasin, is on Centaur Records. Hulse’s writings appear in diverse journals such as Perspectives of New Music and Deleuze Studies. His co-edited volume Sounding the Virtual: Gilles Deleuze and the Theory and Philosophy of Music is published by Ashgate. He is currently working on a book that pursues an encounter between Gilles Deleuze, Pauline Oliveros, and the spatiality of sound.