Hunter Long is an active Kansas City-based composer, performer and sound artist. His work focuses on creating immersive, multimedia experiences through experimentation with many artistic disciplines. He founded Black House Collective in 2008, an experimental new music laboratory in Kansas City, which fosters performances and collaborations between artists of various disciplines to create new works.
Long's primary instrument is the Paetzold contrabass recorder, for which he currently developing a North and South America repertoire.
Long has been awarded residencies at the Banff Centre, Nief-Norf, the Luminary, and Signal Culture, and attended international festivals including the Montreal Contemporary Music Lab, Darmstadt International Courses for New Music, and Musiikin aika in Finland, and has received grants from the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation, and the Arts Council of Kansas City.