Gleb Kanasevich is a clarinetist, composer, and noise/drone musician. He currently works primarily with feedback and modified instruments, while exploring expressive possibilities in very simple electronic processing. He is a permanent member of Hub New Music and often as a soloist and collaborates with composers, other chamber music groups, improvisers, noise musicians, death metal bands, and among others. Since 2013, he has been a core member of Ensemble Cantata Profana, where he served as co-directed for four years with Jacob Ashworth, before being named the ensemble’s Acting Artistic Director for the ensemble’s final 2022/23 season.
Most recently, he was commissioned by Ensemble Intercontemporain, Callithumpian Consort, Ah Young Hong, and No Exit New Music Ensemble. In 2020, he also released a new improvisation project for modified recorder and guitar amplifiers called Capacity. It is survived by fully composed follow-up works for cello and bass clarinet.