has composed music for orchestra, chamber ensembles, solo instruments, electronics, instruments and electronics, and has collaborated on over a dozen works for dance and several film scores. Hugh’s works have been performed in Switzerland, Brazil, Alaska, Boston, Colorado,
New Mexico, New York, and several cities in Texas, including Austin, San Marcos, McAllen,
and his hometown Houston.
Hugh holds a B.M. in Composition from the University of Houston, and an M.M. in Composition from the University of Texas. Hugh is currently an Atlas Fellow, studying at the University of Colorado at Boulder as a Doctoral Candidate in Music Composition. In addition
to his studies, Hugh is an active computer programmer and has lectured on his code at the
SEAMUS 2011 conference at the University of Florida, at Colorado University, and the
Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto in Porto, Portugal. Hugh currently
teaches the upper level theory course “Introduction to Music Technology” at Colorado University.
Hugh has been the recipient of awards such as the Colorado University Atlas Fellowship, the Edward Levy composition award, the Kent Kennan Endowed Graduate Fellowship in Music Composition, winner of the Louisa Mae Sarofim Young Composer’s Competition, and the Hirsch Endowed Scholarship. Hugh’s music has been played by members of the Houston and Austin Symphony, The UT Symphony Orchestra, ETHEL String Quartet, the UT New Music Ensemble, and countless other musicians. His dance collaborations have been highlighted in the Houston Chronicle.
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To learn more about Hugh Lobel’s music and upcoming performances, to discuss commissions or programming, or to obtain scores of his work, e-mail him at: