Biography

Anthony Vine (b. 1988) is a composer and guitarist currently living in San Diego, California. Vine's music is characterized by carefully sculpted fragile landscapes, static networks of microtonal harmony, and strong influences from visual artists and choreographers.

His music has been performed by the Minnesota Orchestra, Yarn/Wire, Alarm Will Sound, Bozzini Quartet, Ensemble Modelo62, Bearthoven, Ensemble SurPlus, Trio SurPlus, The Syndicate for the New Arts, and the Illinois Modern Ensemble with performances at festivals throughout the world, including the Gaudeamus Muziekweek (Utrecht), Time of Music (Musiikin Aika, Finland), Ultima Festival (Oslo), MATA Festival (New York), and Nief Norf Summer Festival (Knoxville). His music has been recorded and released on Cantaloupe Music and Galtta Media. In 2016, he was awarded the Gaudeamus Prize.

Vine has attended institutes and residencies such as the Schloss Solitude Summer Academy, Minnesota Orchestra Composers Institute, Mizzou International Composers Festival, CULTIVATE at Copland House, Exploring the Metropolis Con Edison Composers Residency, Darmstadt Summer Courses for New Music, and Composit New Music Festival.

Vine collaborates frequently with choreographers and multimedia artists: most recently, he has been working with video artist Katy Gilmore, and Brooklyn-based dance collective Logan Company.

Vine holds an M.M. in composition from the University of Washington, and a B.M. in composition from The Ohio State University. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. at the University of California, San Diego.

> CV (last updated 17.06.25)

Interviews and Writings

17.06.21 | Tempo, Volume 71, Issue 281
"YARN/WIRE/CURRENTS, vol. 4: works by LAMB , LUCIER , VINE . Yarn/Wire. Bandcamp." by Hannah Reardon-Smith

16.12.09 | Relevent Tones
Recap of 2016 Gaudeamus Muziekweek, including a brief discussion with Seth Boustead about my work and snippets of 'For Agnes Martin' and 'Between Blue'

16.09.11 | Portrait by Jan Nieuwenhuis
English and Dutch translations

16.09.10 | Dutch Public Broadcasting
A conversation about my music, and the 2016 Gaudeamus Muziekweek

16.01.29 | Minnesota Public Radio
Preview of the 2016 Minnesota Orchestra Instiute, and brief remarks on 'Transmission'

16.01.22 | EtM Con Edison Composer-in-Residence Spotlight Interview
Brief video interviews about upcoming projects, influences, and CNX