Guest Composer Elizabeth Brown


Elizabeth Brown combines a composing career with a diverse performing life, playing flute, shakuhachi, and theremin. Her music is played around the world and includes many compositions for traditional Japanese instruments and numerous collaborations with artist Lothar Osterburg. A Juilliard graduate and Guggenheim Fellowship recipient, Brown has received grants, awards and commissions from the Asian Cultural Council, Japan Foundation, Music from Japan, Orpheus, St. Luke’s Chamber Ensemble, Newband, Momenta Quartet, Sylvan Winds, Castle of Our Skins, Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival, Barlow Foundation, Cary Trust, NewMusicUSA, NYSCA, and NYFA. She was a Fellow at Bellagio and at the MacDowell Colony, and Artist-in-Residence at the Hanoi National Conservatory and in Grand Canyon National Park. Elizabeth Brown: Mirage, is available from New World Records.