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Guest Artist

  • RESIDENCY DATES : Jun 22nd 2017 to Jun 30th 2017 | Jul 8th 2017 to Jul 12th 2017
  • PRACTICE : Composer
  • FROM : USA

Emily Shisko (born Long Beach, USA) is an Oakland-based composer, performer and educator. Her current works live in the intersection between traditional compositional methods and experimental and electronic performance and installation practices. Recent commissions include Fathom: Self Assembling Music, an interactive exhibit completed during an artist’s residency at San Francisco’s Exploratorium, and A Wilderness of Sea, for Resound Ensemble. In her work with young people, Shisko is dedicated to educating and training the next generation of musicians and music lovers. She is currently a Teaching Artist for the San Francisco Opera and Opera Guild and director for the Oakland Youth Chorus.