Eli Keszler is a grammy nominated artist, composer, and percussionist based in New York. He has garnered critical acclaim for his solo records released through labels such as LuckyMe, Shelter Press, Empty Editions, ESP-DISK', PAN, and REL Records.

In the realm of film, Keszler has provided over ten original scores. Notable examples include Olmo Schnabel’s 'Pet Shop Days,' starring Willem Dafoe and Emmanuel Seigner, which premiered at La Biennale Di Venezia (2023). He also composed for Lofty Nathan’s 'Harka' (2022), winner of the Best Actor award at Cannes, and Dasha Nekrasova’s 'The Scary of Sixty First' (2021), which received the GWFF Best First Feature Award at the Berlin Film Festival. Additionally, Keszler made contributions to Daniel Lopatin's score for 'Uncut Gems' (2019).

As a composer, Keszler has received commissions from esteemed institutions and ensembles, including the Icelandic Symphony Orchestra, ICE Ensemble, Brooklyn String Orchestra, and So Percussion. He has collaborated with notable artists such as Oneohtrix Point Never, Skrillex, Laurel Halo, Jordan Wolfson, Kevin Beasley, Rashad Becker, Laure Prouvost, and David Grubbs.

Keszler's artistic reach extends internationally, with his music, installations, and visual works showcased in venues like the Whitney Museum, Cologne Philharmonie, Lincoln Center, MIT List Center, Victoria & Albert Museum, Museum of Modern Art, Sculpture Center, The Kitchen, Hessel Museum, Harvard's Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Barbican-St. Luke's, Walker Art Center, LAX Art, and MoMA PS1.

SELECTED DISCOGRAPHY    lead artist unless *contributer

•Icons (LuckyMe)•The Scary Of Sixty First OST (unreleased)

•Daniel Lopatin - Uncut Gems OST*(Warp)

•Stadium (Shelter Press)
•Laurel Halo - Raw Silk Uncut Wood*(Latency)

•Laurel Halo - Dust*(Hyperdub)
•Last Signs of Speed (Empty Editions)
•Eli Keszler/Oren Ambarchi - Alps [Duo] (Dancing Wayang Records)
•Catenary – Book (REL)
•Neum - Book (REL)

•Catching Net (PAN)
•Aster (REL21)
•Eli Keszler/Joe Mcphee [Duo] (8mm Records)
•Eli Keszler/Keith Fullerton Whitman [Duo] (NNA)

•Cold Pin (PAN)
•Red Horse (Type Records)
•Oxtirn (ESP-Disk')

•Endgrove (R.E.L)
•Tilt (R.E.L)

•Aster (R.E.L)
•Red Horse (R.E.L)

•R.L.K (R.E.L)

2019•Whitney Museum solo performance, part of Kevin Beasley: ‘A View of a Landscape’ (Jan)
•Oneohtrix Point Never Myriad Ensemble* at Walt Disney Concert Hall, Park Avenue Armory, Barbican, Primavera & Pitchfork Festival (2018-19)

•Le Guess Who Festival Utrecht NL (Nov)
•DUO concert with Laurel Halo at Sonar, Unsound US and Asia
•Stadium Release Show at Kitchen, NYC (Oct)

•Rake Receiver with ICE Ensemble at Lincoln Center (Aug)

•DUO concert with Rashad Becker at The Empty Gallery, Hong Kong (Mar)

•Tony Conrad* at 75 Greene Naftali Gallery with David Grubbs (Mar)

•String Orchestra of Brooklyn Commission at Roulette (Mar)

•CTM Festival: Breaker-Neum, Berlin (Feb)

•Commission for Icelandic Symphony, Tectonics Festival - Reykjavik, Iceland (Apr)

•Solo European Tour (Apr)

•Our Bodies Demand Sunshine at 67 Ludlow (May-Jun)

•Mial: Collaboration with James Hoff at Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts (Apr)

•Swarms - Sculpture Center - performance & installation (Aug)
•'Railsback Curve' - 3S - Exhibition - Portsmouth, NH  (May-Jul)

•'Filtrations’  at Kitchen, NYC - performance & installation (Feb)

2014•One and One Less - Exhibition & Performance with David Grubbs - MIT List Center (Oct-Nov)
•Performance at Galerie West with Konrad Smolenski ‘Volkspaleis’ - Den Hague (Sep)

•Victoria And Albert Museum - Installation and Performance with Helm at the Boiler Room (Feb)

•Caramoor Festival – Catenary Installation (May-Sep)

•Luma Foundation - print in group show (Jan-May)

•AP News - Installation and performance - Zurich (Apr)

2013•South London Gallery - NEUM (Jun-Sep)
•Archway (Jun)

•Manhattan Bridge in Installation - Commissioned by NPR music, Issue Project Room, PAN Festival, Make Music New York and Department of Transportation

•Barbican Performance & Installation at St. Luke's, London (Sep)

Boomkat (Stadium - album of the year)
•Flying Floor for U.S Airways (Pitchfork)
•Eli Keszler Stadium (Pitchfork)
•Resident Advisor (Stadium Review)
•Modern Drummer
•Space, Speed, Stasis (Frieze)
•Thump (VICE)
•Pop Matters (Stadium review)
•Introducing Eli Keszler (Modern Painters Magazine)

Aesthetics Magazine (At The Moment Of Being Heard) Rake/Receiver Lincoln Center (New York Times)
L-Carrier (New York Times)
Archway (New York Times)
Filtrations (New York Times)
CTM 2014 Festival (Spex Magazine)
Frieze D/E - Surround Sound
The Wire Magazine - Breaker NEUM Video Interview
The Wire Magazine (Artist Portal)
Dazed Magazine
Tom-Tom Mag
Oren Ambarchi / Eli Keszler 'Alps' (All About Jazz)
BLOUNARTINFO (Crys Cole/Cold Pin Performance)
Catching Net (Tiny Mix Tapes)
Cold Pin (Dusted Magazine)
Oxtirn (Dusted Magazine)

•Self-Titled Mag (interview)
•Bomb Magazine (interview)
•Pitchfork Magzine
•Rhizome (interview)
Eli Keszler's Motors And Piano Wires (NPR All Songs Considered)
•Total Vibration (Radio interview)
•15 Questions 
Free Form Freak Out (Radio Interview)
•Rare Frequency
Eli Keszler Vs. Keith Fullerton Whitman: Impose Magazine
I care If You Listen

•New York Foundation For The Arts, Sound and Music Fellowship

•Foundation for Contemporary Arts Grant
•MATA Composers Prize
•Creative Connections Grant
•Gaudeamus Composer Award (Sep)

2007•Education BA from New England Conservatory of Music •Major in Performance and Composition