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Edward Bilous

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Edward Bilous


Edward Bilous (b. 17 August 1957, Elizabeth, N.J.) is an American composer and educator.

He holds a B.M. from the Manhattan School of Music, where he studied with Charles Wuorinen and Elias Tannenbaum. He received his M.M. and D.M.A. from Juilliard where he studied with Elliott Carter and Vincent Persichetti. Bilous also studied composition with Krzysztof Penderecki.

Bilous is a member of the staff at the Juilliard School, teaching graduate studies in music technology. He is the founding director of Juilliard’s Center for Innovation in the Arts and artistic director of Beyond the Machine. He has developed many of the school’s most innovative programs since joining the faculty in 1984, and has been on the faculty of the Evening Division since 2016. He was the artistic director of the U.S. World War I Centennial Commission’s national event in 2017 commemorating the 100th anniversary of America’s entry into the war, and has served on the National Endowment for the Arts panel for Learning in the Arts and the Lincoln Center Institute. In 2012, he was awarded the William Schuman Scholars Chair for his contributions to Arts Education.

Bilous's creative works include Basetrack Live, Night of the Dark Moon (Pilobolus Dance Company), Lucid Dreams (American Composers Orchestra), and the scores for several films.

Works for Winds by This Composer