Nick Woodbury is a San Francisco based composer and percussionist. Woodbury has a masters degree in contemporary music from SUNY Stony Brook (2010), where he studied composition and performance. He has designed live sound for chamber ensembles including the San Francisco Contemporary Music Players and Mantra Percussion, and his compositions have been featured in film soundtracks, music license libraries, and advertisements. He has worked with clients such as Google, News Bling, and UpAbove Creative, recording and producing audio content, designing sound, and creating musical content.
As a performer, Woodbury has played with the San Francisco Contemporary Chamber Player, Opera Paralléle, Mantra Percussion, and the Ensemble Moderne Akademie, and premiered works by George Crumb, John Luther Adams, and Michael Gordon. He’s performed at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Lincoln Center Apple Store, Bang on a Can Marathon, Cal Performances, in Canada, Brazil, Austria, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Ireland, and on NPR. His recordings have been released on Canteloupe Records and remixed by Squarepusher, Tim Hecker, and Oneohtrix Point Never.
Woodbury’s music is reflective, dark, and elemental, and has been described as “having another life in the mind of the listener” (Neoantennae).