Kelley Sheehan (1989) is composer and computer musician moving between acoustic, electro-acoustic, and performance art works. In any medium, her work centers on noise, performance, and interaction. Her work has been described as "Full of discovery, collaboration, and unpredictability" (Iannotta, Kyriakides, & Stäbler for the Gaudeamus Foundation) with "Woozy Electronics" (LA Weekly).
Currently a finalist for the Christoph Delz Competition, she is also the recipient of the Gaudeamus Award 2019 and the 1st place prize winner of the ASCAP/Seamus Award 2020. She has been awarded fellowships at Bang on a Can Festival, the 2019 National Composers Intensive with LA Philharmonic and the International Contemporary Ensemble, 2020 Commissioning Prize winner for [~Switch Ensemble], Composition Fellow at Nief Norf & at Banff, among others. She has presented works at conferences such as New Music Gathering and series such as Omaha Under the Radar's Generator Series.
Upcoming projects include works for [~Switch Ensemble] and Collegium Novum Zurich.
Based in Boston, MA (USA). Pronouns: She/Her
PhD, Harvard University (currently pursuing)
Chaya Czernowin, Hans Tutschku, Sivan Cohen Elias
MM, DePaul University
BM, Columbia College
Marcos Balter, Kenn Kumpf
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