Keir GoGwilt is a violinist, scholar, and composer. He has performed his original, collaboratively-devised music, dance, and theater works at festivals/series including the 92nd st Y, Luminato, Ojai Music Festival, PS 122 COIL, Stanford Live, the American Repertory Theater, Carolina Performing Arts, and the Momentary. He has released original music on Another Timbre and 577 Records. He is a founding member of the American Modern Opera Company. As a violinist he has soloed with groups including the Orchestra of St. Luke’s, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, Chinese National Symphony, Orquesta Filarmonica de Santiago, and the Boston Modern Orchestra Project. He earned his PhD in Music (Integrative Studies) from UC San Diego in 2021, where he received the Chancellor’s Dissertation Medal for the Division of Arts & Humanities. As an undergraduate at Harvard he studied Literature, and was awarded the Louis Sudler Prize in the Arts.