Stephen Altoft

Stephen Altoft is dedicated to the creation of new repertoire for the trumpet. He has played with the Comelius Cardew Ensemble and Golem Theatre and performs with percussionist Lee Ferguson as duo Contour. From 1998 until 1999 he was resident in Berlin, supported by the Music Sound Foundation, where he worked closely with young German composers and performers and studied with William Formen of Ensemble Modern and Markus Stockhausen. His most recent solo concerts were in Berlin ('Musik im Lichthof - experimentelle und newue Musik', Rathaus Schoeneberg) and Durham (MUSICON).