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An Artist Profile: Julia Wolfe

by sarah - February 8, 2011.
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Allan Kozinn, of the New York Times, recently offered a brief artist profile of American composer Julia Wolfe. You can read the full piece here.

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As Kozinn conveys in his piece, Wolfe is an incredibly an incredibly active composer, involved not only with multiple ensembles who are commissioning works, but also in her own projects and ensembles, including being a founding member of Bang on a Can. She was also a 2010 finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in music for her work, Steel Hammer.
If you aren’t already with Wolfe’s music, which is generally described as having a “post-minimalist” aesthetic, listen to her arsenal of democracy below.

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