Cole Reyes (b. 1998) is a Michigan-based composer, educator, conductor, and performer originally from the Chicagoland Area. His music explores the intersection between personal experience and the world beyond. He has collaborated with artists such as JACK Quartet, the Rhythm Method Quartet, Bergamot Quartet, Juventas New Music Ensemble, BlackBox Ensemble, Del Sol Quartet, Transient Canvas, Hypercube, and Unheard-of//Ensemble among others. Recent commissions include those from the National Orchestral Institute, Six Degrees Singers, the Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, D.C., and the Victory Players. His primary composition teachers include Julia Wolfe, Michael Gordon, Robert Honstein, Christopher Stark, and LJ White. He is co-founder of Telos Consort, a professional chamber ensemble based in New York City. He will begin doctoral studies at the University of Michigan in the fall of 2023.