Patrick Higgins is a New York-based composer/performer of experimental music. Higgins has composed works for some of the nation’s leading ensembles, ranging from chamber orchestra works, percussion cycles, and string quartets to smaller ensembles and soloists. He has scored works for television, museum exhibitions, and films (both short-form and feature-length). Higgins plays guitar and composes in ZS. As a soloist, he performs both classical acoustic and electric guitar in genre-bending contexts, utilizing extended technique and electronic processing.
Higgins’s music has been performed internationally in over twenty countries, including performances at some of the world’s leading concert venues and music festivals: Big Ears Festival, The Queens Museum, Merkin Concert Hall (Ecstatic Music Fest), Issue Project Room, Roulette, The Stone, (Le) Poisson Rouge, Tribeca Film Festival, Sundance Film Festival, ICA Boston, Hopscoth Festival, Unsound Festival (Poland), le Guess Who? (Holland), Club Unit (Tokyo), Vacant Gallery (Tokyo), Donau Festival (Austria), Incubate (Netherlands), Berghain (Germany), Magazin 4 (Belgium), Sonic (France), Puxian Grand Theater (China), and many more.
Kitchen Broadcast is a livestream performance series launched in spring 2020, featuring artists from The Kitchen community on Tuesdays & Thursdays at 6pm EDT. For more information about the series, visit thekitchen.org/event/broadcast-week-12.