Vicente Hansen Full Biography

Vicente Hansen Atria (b. 1992, Santiago, Chile) is a New York-based composer and drummer.

Past, recent, and ongoing collaborators include Yarn/Wire, Jack Quartet, Bozzini Quartet, counter(induction, Daedalus Quartet, International Contemporary Ensemble, TAK, and Wet Ink. As an improviser and composer, he has performed at a wide range of venues such as The Stone (NYC), Dizzy’s Club at JALC (NYC), Jazz Standard (NYC) Scholes Street Studio (NYC), DiMenna Center for Classical Music (NYC), Firehouse Space (NYC), Bimhuis (Amsterdam, Netherlands), Spectrum (New York, NY), Symphony Space (New York, NY), Miller Theatre (NYC), Bar Next Door (NYC), Sala SCD (Santiago, Chile), L’Auditori (Barcelona, Spain), among others.

He graduated from the Columbia Undergraduate Scholars Program as a Kluge Scholar, where he studied composition and philosophy. He was a nominee for the Louis Sudler Prize in the Arts in 2015, a recipient of three Rapaport Fellowships, a finalist for the ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composer Awards, the winner of the 2016 OSSIA New Music International Composition Competition, and a participant in the 2nd Wet Ink Large Ensemble Readings. He is currently pursuing a DMA at Columbia University, where he has studied with Fred Lerdahl, Georg Haas, and George Lewis.