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Published: 2018/01/25

Carnegie Hall Taps Chris Thile To Hold Prestigious Debs Composer’s Chair

James Joiner

Chris Thile of Nickel Creek, Punch Brothers and, most recently, Live From Here, will hold the prestigious Debs Composer’s Chair at Carnegie Hall for the 2018-2019 season.

Former recipients of the title include composers like Steve Reich and Philip Glass. Over his tenure, Thile will perform a number of concerts including a new classical piece, some Back compositions and the first double-billing of Nickel Creek and Punch Brothers.

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Watch Thile discuss his new position below:

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