Frank Pahl received a BA in English from Wayne State University and a master of fine arts degree in art and design with an emphasis in sound art from University of Michigan. He has received over 80 commissions to write music for theater, film, and dance, and has performed throughout North America, Europe, and Japan. His music has appeared on over 70 releases. Since 2000, he’s actively created kinetic sound installations, which are frequently designed to accompany his music. Pahl has taught sound design at College for Creative Studies and sound-related courses at University of Michigan. His current music projects are Scavenger Quartet and Little Bang Theory.
Pahl served as a 2016 Kresge Artist Fellowship panelist in 2016.