Telo Hoy is a composer/percussionist and photographer from Santa Fe, New Mexico currently living in Berlin, Germany.
His music is influenced by environmental acoustics, sonic ethnography, and human caused environmental change. He explores the relationship between music, place and belonging through acoustic instruments, photography, field recordings, sampling, and live processing.
He frequently performs and collaborates across many genres as a percussionist/composer working with fellow musicians, composers, filmmakers, choreographers, dancers, and visual artists.
Music composed for rooms at Beckoning Path in Armonk, NY
breath motors, senior thesis II: nine sonic musical topographies that explore the breath and emotion of human voices in conversation with motors, drones, and sounds of machinery that have come to be defined as "noise"
Score for “Nature of the Threat”, a film by David Kamara
Score for Piper de Palma’s “Esther”, a film-theater performance piece
before they closed the forest, senior thesis I: music and photo for forests
Score for Maggie Gerber’s “(The) Being Inside”
Borderline, written for the [Switch~] Ensemble
Depart Cycle, written for the organ of Hallgrímskirkja, Reykjavík, Iceland
Nest, written for the Bard College Electric Guitar Ensemble
Score for Katie Broyles' "Out of All My Fears, I Fear Death the Most"
"Sangre Hudson Sangre", a moderation concert exploration through musical fields that incorporate both deliberate compositions and environmental soundscapes
"Suite for Climate Perspectives", for the Bradbury Science Museum's Climate Perspectives Exhibition
Soundscapes for Meow Wolf's "House of Halloween" Exhibition