Quentin Tschofen is a Boston-based composer and pianist.
As a composer, his works range from compositions for solo instruments to large ensembles and draw on an eclectic vocabulary of influences. As a pianist, he is at home in many settings and with many styles of music, performing with various improvising ensembles, as a vocal accompanist, and in more classically-oriented environments.
Quentin is known for his skill in collaborating across musical styles and in interdisciplinary settings (including intersections of art and technology), and has a demonstrated ability to work strategically in organizational capacities. He has also been known to play the accordion.
A 2014 BFA graduate of the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music, he has been fortunate to study composition with Kirk Nurock and Jane Ira Bloom and piano with Marc Copland and Vijay Iyer. He completed his Master's degree at the New England Conservatory in 2017, where he studied with John Mallia. A native of Minneapolis, he has also coordinated outdoor recreation activities for the New School and repaired bicycles.