McClure, Robert



Robert McClure’s music attempts to discover beauty in unconventional places using non-traditional means. Visual art, poetry, the natural world, neurological and mathematical concepts are elements that influence McClure’s works. His work has been featured at festivals including NYCEMF, the Sonorities Festival of Contemporary Music, The Beijing Modern Music Festival. the Toronto International Electroacoustic Symposium, SEAMUS, and ICMC. 


His works may be found through ADJ·ective New Music LLC, Bachovich Music Publications, Imagine Music Publications, Innovative Percussion, Media Press, Inc., Resolute Music Publications, and Tapspace Publications as well as on the ABLAZE, Albany, and SEAMUS Record labels. His piece titled, "a veil" was recently recorded and released by pianist Lucas Wong on his album "Remembering Debussy".


Robert received his doctorate from the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University where his primary mentors were Shih-Hui Chen, Arthur Gottschalk, and Kurt Stallmann. Robert has previously held positions at the Shanghai Conservatory of Music and Soochow University in Suzhou, China. He currently serves as an Assistant Professor of Composition/Theory at Ohio University. You can learn more at