Michael Rose is a composer and pianist. He is on faculty at the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music and Bronx Community College (CUNY), and is a staff accompanist at NYU. He runs the Brooklyn New Music Collective concert series, now in its 11th season. His works have been performed by American Opera Projects, eighth blackbird, and the Richmond County Symphony, among many others. Awards include a Fulbright to India ("Music of Kathakali" 2006-07), AMC, MTC and NFAA grants, and residencies at Yaddo, Centrum and Djerassi.