Trevor Gureckis is an award winning composer and producer based in NYC. He studied composition at the Yale School of Music. His accolades include a Charles Ives Scholarship from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, a JFund Grant, and an AMP Award. He was shortlisted for Best Original Music for the AICP Awards in 2015 and a finalist in LIA 2016 Awards for Music Adaptation.
A prolific producer, Trevor worked on Kanye West's The Life of Pablo. His synth production can be heard on the song ‘Freestyle 4 ft. Desiigner’. Trevor co-produced Caroline Shaw's cover of Kanye's 'Say You Will' which was released to rave reviews.
Trevor produces the electro-pop band My Great Ghost with singer Drew Smith. My Great Ghost is featured on the Philip Glass remix album REWORK_ along with Beck, Cornelius, Amon Tobin among others. He’s also done numerous remixes and arrangements for artists like Philip Glass, Rufus Wainwright, Mark Ronson, Niia, Mr Little Jeans and others.
Trevor recently scored the documentary Election Day which aired on EPIX. He also scored Wetlands in 2017 which stars Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje and Heather Graham which had its theatrical release in September. Trevor wrote music for the psychological thriller Rattle the Cage directed by Majid Al Ansari. The film received its international premiere at the Dubai International Film Festival. Trevor worked as Philip Glass’s sole music assistant for years on films such as Stoker, Notes on a Scandal and Transcendent Man, performing and arranging for many of them.
His concert music has been performed throughout the country by ensembles like the Minnesota Orchestra, American Brass Quintet and the Cabrillo Festival Orchestra. His evening length ballet, Potential Energies, was premiered at BAM Fisher in 2014 by The Nouveau Classical Project. It is a collaboration with director Sugar Vendil and choreographer Barbie Diewald. The studio recording of the ballet will be released on Philip Glass’s Orange Mountain Music record label.
Trevor is co-owner of Found Objects with Jay Wadley. Formed in 2007, Found Objects produces original music for film, tv, commercials and other media.
Email: trevor [at] gureckis.com
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In the Press
Top Tier Fandom: Wetlands Movie Review
CBS Radio Interview: IBM Cadillac House Installation
Pregame Magazine: Creative MVPNYTimes: Les Poisson Rouge Review
Cornell Chronicle: Peter Gerakaris’s Tropicalia Installation
New Music Box: What Have You Been Up To?
New Music Box: Right Place, Right Time
New Music Box: Lost in Translation
New Music Box: Selling Out is Not Selling Out
I Care If You Listen: 5 Questions
Classicalite Q&A on ‘Potential Energies’
Mic.com: This Ballet Tells the Story of Our Generation
Bachtrack: Potential Energies: Where Musicians and Dancers Coexist
Den of Geek: Top 20 Sound Tracks 2013
Boing Boing: Philip Glass Machine
Filler Magazine Interview
The Fader: “Photograph” Premiere
Prefix Magazine: “Means To An End”
NYTimes: Glass Chamber Players
New Music Box Review