Thanakarn Schofield’s works explore the sonic behaviour of multiculturality, contemporary and traditional practices, and geographical sonic elements from the Far East/Southeast Asia. His compositions have been performed in more than 10 countries and commissioned by different orchestras and ensembles including Avanti Orchestra, Residentie Orkest, Harmonieorkest De Phoenix, Orkest De Ereprijs, “But What About” Ensemble, Harp Sirens, Hezarfen Ensemble, Hong Kong New Music Ensemble, Kluster 5 Ensemble, Mivos Quartet, Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble, New European Ensemble, PinkNoise Ensemble, Spaceship Ensemble, Tacet(i) Ensemble, Ensemble x.y., Yokohama Contemporary Ensemble, and more. Schofield was awarded with the Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Prize – grand prize of the Young Thai Artist Award 2017 and Orkest de Ereprijs – “St. Frank van der Wal Fonds” prize 2020 (Netherlands).
Graduate Center, City University of New York