Sid has collaborated on compositions with artists such as Alsarah & the Nubatones, Amarcord, Branford Marsalis, Bill Seaman, Conrad Tao, Susan Fancher, Da Capo Chamber Players, Del Sol Quartet, Deviant Septet, Heimat Quartet, Sinfonia Salt Lake, and yMusic. He has a predilection for violin music, and has been fortunate to work with a variety of violinists including Lilit Hartunian, Sarah Griffin, Sarah Plum, Charlotte Munn-Wood, and Misha Vayman. His recent commissions include works for the Aspen Music Festival and School, the Tanglewood Music Center, and the Utah Arts Festival.
Born in Boston, Massachusetts, Sid recently completed his PhD in the Department of Music at Duke University. He holds degrees from Boston Conservatory, Duke University, and Tufts University. Sid has participated in artist residencies at Crosstown Arts, The Hermitage Artist Retreat, and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. In 2017, The American Academy of Arts and Letters awarded him a Charles Ives Scholarship. He was the recipient of the 2018 Hermitage Prize from the Aspen Music Festival and School. In the summer of 2019, Sid was the Elliott Carter Memorial Composition Fellow at the Tanglewood Music Center. Active as a music educator, he has taught at Wellesley College and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and is currently on the composition faculty at New England Conservatory of Music.
Ph.D., M.A., Duke University. M.M., The Boston Conservatory. B.A. in music and classics, magna cum laude, Tufts University. Former faculty at Wellesley College and MIT.