Ian Gottlieb (b. 1990) is a Los Angeles-based composer and cellist whose music grapples with nostalgia, mysticism, folk tradition, eclecticism, and spirituality. His music has been performed by ensembles and artists including Sandbox Percussion, Ensemble dal Niente, Le Nouvel Ensemble Moderne, Hilary Summers, Antico Moderno, Triple Helix, and Palaver Strings. Recent commissions include works for Contemporaneous, Arcomusical, and arx duo. His work has received support from New York State Council for the Arts, The Foundation for Contemporary Arts, and ASCAP. A Los Angeles native, he holds degrees from the Yale School of Music, Boston University, and Crossroads School for the Arts and Sciences.