CV

Bio

CV

Teaching

October 2020 – present

Technische Hochschule Ostwestfalen-Lippe, Detmold, Germany
Lecturer in Art and Technology, Electronic Music Analysis

October 2018 – present

Universität der Künste Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Lecturer in Electroacoustic Composition

October 2017 – present

Universität der Künste Berlin and Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler, Berlin, Germany
Co-organizer of FEM*_ MUSIC*_

May 2018 – April 2020

Common Ground, Berlin, Germany
Workshop Instructor of monthly series “Intro to Synthesis”; Community Manager

November 2019 – April 2020

QuerKlang with the Universität der Künste Berlin and the Fichtelgebirge-Grundschule Kreuzberg, Berlin, Germany
Participation as composer in the project “QuerKlang – Experimental Composition in School”

September 2018 – December 2019

Neue Musikschule Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Individual lessons in piano, voice, and music theory

Prizes, Awards, & Notable Commissions

2019 – Commission from the Studio for Electroacoustic Music of the Akademie der Künste Berlin to compose “Forgot to Remember – Remember to Forget” for KONTAKTE ’19 – Biennial for Electroacoustic Music and Sound Art
2019 – Commission by The Agency to compose music for “Take It Like A Man”
2018 – Commission from Heroines of Sound to compose “Synchromy No. 2” for Heroines of Sound Festival
2018 – Commission from Stiftung Bauhaus Dessau to compose “Oskar Remixed” for 100 Jahre Bauhaus
May 2018 – Residency at Schloss Bröllin, Germany
2018 – Commission by Ruben Reniers to compose music for “Displacement”
2016 – Commission by Ruben Reniers to compose music for “Simulacrum X (Part II)”
2015 – Invited to compose “Perspectives” for KONTAKTE’ 15 – Biennial for Electroacoustic Music and Sound Art, Akademie der Künste Berlin
2015 – Invited to develop and perform “Sounds for a While” in the Tischlerei of the Deutsche Oper Berlin
2014 – Commission by Ruben Reniers to compose music for “Simulacrum X”
2014 – Commission by the Orfeo Duo to compose “Reckless Poem”
2013 – Cecil Short Memorial Prize in Music, Pomona College
2012 – Mellon Elemental Arts Initiative Summer Experience in the Arts Award

Education

October 2014 – July 2017

Universität der Künste Berlin, Berlin, Germany
M.A. in Music Composition – composition with Kirsten Reese

April 2014 – March 2015

Universität der Künste Berlin, Berlin, Germany
1 year of enrolled study, Sound Studies M.A. Program – composition with Hans Peter Kuhn; auditive media design with Mike Daliot

September 2009 – May 2013

Pomona College, Claremont, CA
B.A. in Music with concentration in Composition (Minor in Religious Studies), Cum Laude – composition with Tom Flaherty; piano with Genevieve Lee; voice with Donna M. Di Grazia and Ursula Kleinecke-Boyer

September 2011 – December 2011

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and IES Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Semester Abroad, Fall Semester

June 2011

Queens College Conductors Workshop, New York, NY, USA
Conducting with Maurice Peress, Don Portnoy, and Dorothy Savage

June 2010 – July 2010

Münchener Kammerspiele, Munich, Germany
Theater Internship, primarily in the Sound Department