Devin Barone [DVB] (b. 1996) is a composer, percussionist, writer, glitchbot & friend from Bay Shore, NY. They create music in a variety of settings, with roots in classical and contemporary music, the various genres of the modern drummer, and soundtracks.
[DVB] is particularly interested in narrative, rhythm, motivic development AND
Here's the formal stuff:
Devin’s solo timpani piece 'Impetus' is recognized in the New York State School Music Association [NYSSMA] Manual ed. 32-onward, and full orchestra work 'Expansion!' was performed at the 2013 TVMF Young Composers Forum at age 16. A variety of their electronic works including 'fail_better [fluffball]' have been presented at NYC-EMF, Electroacoustic Barn Dance, Frontwave EMF, and OUA-EMF in Japan in 2018 and 2020.
In 2020 Barone earned their MFA in Music Composition at the Vermont College of Fine Arts and has studied with John Mallia, Don DiNicola, Carla Kihlstedt, Mike Early, Paul Coleman, Jamie Leigh Sampson, Rob Deemer, and Ed Schaefer.
DVB has also had the opportunity to work with performers such as Grammy award winning cellist Andrew Yee, composer/vocalist Sarah LeMieux, bedroom pop artist Osukasu, chamber ensemble loadbang, and wind quintet The City of Tomorrow.
[DVB]'s frequent collaborators are:
Brad Tuller Mixing & Mastering bradtuller.com
Walpole 'Wally' JeanPhilippe Album Art (Insta: @stuckinspace)
dvbarone.bandcamp.com [Electronic Music]
soundcloud.com/dvbarone [Concert Music, misc]