Cohorts

The composer-musicians in our 2nd group are listed below with linked websites and instrument(s):

Winter Solstice 2020

Winter Solstice 2020 Cohort is supported by New Music USA, made possible by annual program support and/or endowment gifts from Helen F. Whitaker Fund, The Aaron Copland Fund for Music, Inc., The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Francis Goelet Charitable Lead Trusts, Fidelity Foundation, The Rogers & Hammerstein Foundation, Anonymous.

Samantha Boshnack – trumpet – Seattle, WA

Ganavya Iyer Doraiswamy– voice/bass – OR

Miriam Elhajli – voice/guitar – NYC

Yeajee Kim (Chloe) – percussion/drums – Australia/Korea

Ella Moore/Cleo Reed – voice/electronics – Boston/NYC

Camila Nebbia – sax/electronics/film – Argentina

Shanta Nurullah – sitar/voice – Chicago, IL 

Michele Rosewoman – piano – NYC 

Richie Seivwright –  trombone/voice – UK 

Monnette Sudler – guitar – Philly, PA

Fay Victor – voice  – NYC

Malika Zarra – voice – NYC/France


Summer Solstice 2020 Cohort

The composer-musicians in our inaugural group are listed below with linked websites and instrument(s):

Summer Solstice 2020

Romarna Campbell (UK) – drums 

Lesley Mok (NYC) – drums

Caroline Davis (New York) – saxophone

Jen Shyu (NYC/East Timor) – voice, multi-instrumentalist

Erica Lindsay (Rosendale, NY) – tenor sax

Eden Girma (US/UK) – voice, multi-instrumentalist

Val Jeanty (Haiti/NYC) – percussion, electronics, turntablist

Tomeka Reid (Chicago/NYC) – cello

Maya Keren (Philadelphia) – piano

Sumi Tonooka (Philadelphia) – piano

Sara Serpa (Portugal/NYC)- voice

Anjna Swaminathan (Brooklyn) – violin, voice, multidisciplinary theater artist