Mark Micchelli is a pianist, composer, improviser, and technologist based in Southern California. His research interests include performance practices for live electronics, notational practices for improvising musicians, and jazz theory and analysis. He performs with the piano-electronics duo Teeth and Metals, and also leads the Mark Micchelli Ensemble. Mark’s compositions have been performed by Now Hear Ensemble and Aperture Duo. Mark received his BA from Columbia University, where he studied music and computer science, and is currently pursuing his PhD in Integrated Composition, Improvisation, and Technology at the University of California, Irvine.