Noé Cuéllar




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Noé Cuéllar is a composer currently based in Chicago. His focus is on creating sound and music with air using various bellowed, pneumatic, and reed instruments like pump organs, accordions, and shruti boxes. Since 2009 Noé has developed preparation techniques and compositions for pump organs, as poured into a collaborative nexus with sound artist Joseph Kramer as Coppice. Noé’s current interests include creating new electronic instruments using physical modelling synthesis based off his work with bellows and air, and composing music pertaining to the sonic illusions of artificial air and its musical intermittence.