Alan Hankers is a composer and pianist based out of Stony Brook, NY, where he is currently a PhD candidate in Music Composition. His music has been performed throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia by various orchestras, chamber ensembles, and solo artists. Recent projects include a residency with Danish new music Ensemble, Ensemble Edge, and a residency at the University of Southern Mississippi. In addition to concert music, Alan has been an active film & television composer in New York, where he freelances as a composer at various post-production studios. Alan’s principal teachers include Perry Goldstein, Nirmali Fenn, Sheila Silver, and Matthew Barnson.