Core of the Coalman

Jorge Boehringer, aka Core of the Coalman, is an an artist, composer, performer, writer, and educator.  Jorge is interested in how things form, how they change over time, and how we experience them.  Exploring these themes, Jorge creates sound installations, performances, musical scores, recordings, texts, three-dimensional objects, drawings, and other situations.

He has a master’s degree from Mills College in Oakland, California.  At Mills, he worked in the Center for Contemporary Music and studied with Pauline Oliveros, Alvin Curran, and Fred Frith.  He also participated in workshops with Marianne Amacher, Paul Demarinis, and Allan Kaprow, and carried out a research project with Gordon Mumma.  He is currently a researcher and lecturer at the Center for Research in New Music at the University of Huddersfield, where he is undertaking a PhD under the supervision of Bryn Harrison.  Jorge currently study composition with Harrison and occasionally with Peter Ablinger.