Nico Muhly has composed a wide scope of work for ensembles, soloists and organizations including the American Ballet Theater, American Symphony Orchestra, Carnegie Hall, Chicago Symphony, percussionist Colin Currie, Iestyn Davies, Simone Dinnerstein, Hilary Hahn, Gotham Chamber Opera, Maira Kalman, Benjamin Millepied, New York City Ballet, New York Philharmonic, Opera Company of Philadelphia, Paris Opéra Ballet, Jessica Rivera, The Royal Ballet, Saint Thomas Church in New York City, Seattle Symphony, and Conrad Shawcross.Muhly has also lent his skills as performer, arranger and conductor to Antony and the Johnsons, Bonnie “Prince” Billy, Doveman, Grizzly Bear, Jónsi of the band Sigur Rós, and Usher.
Bedroom Community was inaugurated in 2007 with the release of Muhly’s first album, Speaks Volumes. Since then, Muhly has released a second and a third album, Mothertongue (2008) and I Drink The Air Before Me (2010) from the score of a dance piece by Stephen Petronio, and worked closely with labelmates Sigurðsson, Ben Frost, and Sam Amidon on their respective solo releases. In 2012, Bedroom Community released Muhly’s three-part Drones, in collaboration with pianist Bruce Brubaker, violinist Pekka Kuusisto, and violist Nadia Sirota. Muhly’s film credits include scores for Joshua, Margaret and Best Picture nominee The Reader.