Brahim Kerkour is an Anglo-Moroccan composer based in London. His music focuses on the sensory experience of listening. Composing within the context of aural culture, he's committed to researching kinetic and tactile sound materials, and their role in sculpting mental, corporeal and acoustic spaces for reflection and calm. Brahim served as resident composer at Abbaye de Royaumont's Transforme professional training course for choreographers, as well as a Sound and Music Embedded composer-in-residence for Manchester Camerata. His instrumental and electronic compositions have been performed at festivals and venues including ECLAT Festival (Stuttgart), Bridgewater Hall (Manchester), MaerzMusik Festival (Berlin), MATA Festival (New York), Teatro della Zarzuela (Madrid). Radio and television broadcasts include France Musique, Deutschlandradio Kultur, SWR, France 3, and ABC Australia. Brahim completed his doctorate in composition at Columbia University, having initially studied at Connecticut College. He trained with Fabien Lévy, Tristan Murail, and Noel Zahler.