Composer, multiple flutist, and digital instrument-maker Bruce Gremo has been writing interactive computer music since 1997, and is the inventor of the Cilia, an electronic flute controller (patented). Recipient of numerous awards, his computer music has been performed around the world. A classical flutist, he specializes in extended technique and improvisation formats on the silver flute, Japanese Shakuhachi, Chinese Xun, Indian Bansuri and two hybrid flutes, the shakulute and the glissando flute. He has performed in a wide range of contexts; from guest soloist with Lincoln Center Chamber Music Society, to soloist under Ornette Coleman’s direction at the Knitting Factory Jazz Festival. He has Masters degrees in Composition (a student of Martin Bartlett) and Philosophy (a student of Reiner Schurmann), and has taught at the New School, NYC. He lives in Beijing working as composer, principle orchestra flutist with the XinYaKongQi, freelance recitalist, studio musician, and teacher.