Eugene Feygelson is a Brooklyn-born London-based multi-instrumentalist, composer, events organizer and business developer. He is one of the founders of the i=u festival and co-founder of Spoke Music, a music production collective based in the UK. Recent creative highlights include film and studio recordings with Ghostpoet and Mica Levi (Under the Skin). Feygelson was recently featured on NPR radio (USA) discussing his work on improvisation and music psychology.
Feygelson studied performance and composition at the Eastman School of Music (Rochester, New York) and the University of Cambridge. He recently finished his PhD on nonverbal communication and the psychology of improvisation at King’s College London and the Guildhall School of Music & Drama. Feygelson currently holds a lectureship post at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music & Dance.
As a violinist and singer-songwriter, Feygelson has performed in a variety of concert venues and festivals, including Carnegie’s Zankel Hall (NYC), Royal Albert Hall, Royal Festival Hall, Birmingham Symphony Hall, the Udderbelly at the Southbank and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. His film music credits include the soundtrack to the award-winning British feature film BONOBO directed by Matthew Hammett Knott starring James Norton and Tessa Peake-Jones.
"Backed up by organic, feral string sounds from Eugene Feygelson’s score...Bonobo is a film full of honesty and heart." - The Upcoming
“The energy around live events, their innovative and engaging improvised performances impressed me very much, pushing at the edges of contemporary musical practice.” - Yinka Shonibare
"The treat was witnessing it all happen in a live unplanned, unrehearsed improvised context...an innovative ethos that was most stimulating...I solidly support i=u in their further endeavors and wish them success!" - Sir Norman Rosenthal