Kelley Sheehan 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" (Gaudeamus Foundation) with "Woozy Electronics" (LA Weekly).
Recently named winner of the Gaudeamus Award 2019 and the 1st place prize winner of the ASCAP/Seamus Award 2020, she has also been awarded fellowships at Bang on a Can Festival, the 2019 National Composers Intensive with LA Philharmonic and the International Contemporary Ensemble, the 2019 wasteLAnd Summer Academy, Composition Fellow at Nief- Norf, among others. She has presented works at conferences such as New Music Gathering and series such as Omaha Under that Radar's Generator Series.
Upcoming projects include works for Nadar Ensemble, International Contemporary Ensemble, Ensemble Mosiak, and Wet Ink.
Currently 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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