Trevor Van de Velde (b. 1998) is a multi-instrumentalist and composer from Fresno currently based in Berkeley, California.


Trevor’s works are designed to explore the intrinsic relationships formed by performance practice. Often utilizing found objects and electronics, Trevor’s works aims to form an aspectual interface between performer, space, and source of sound.

His works have been premiered at Hertz Hall at the University of California Berkeley, CSU Fresno, and the Center for New Music (SF).

Trevor is currently an undergraduate at the University of California Berkeley where he studies music composition with Edmund Campion, and Ken Ueno. He is the recipient of the 2018 Nicola De Lorenzo Prize in Music Composition and 2019 UC Berkeley Music Theater Prize. Trevor was also a selected participant in New Amsterdam Record’s Composer Lab Workshop.


He is currently the founder and keyboardist of the experimental music ensemble, drefor as well as Berkeley Noise, an undergraduate new music ensemble based at UC Berkeley.