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Alfred Jimenez

Alfred was born in Kyiv, Ukraine, with a Ukrainian mother and a Cuban father. After accomplishing his bachelor's exam in composition, Alfred continued with master studies in Malmö Academy of Music with Prof. Luca Francesconi. Alfred received his master's degree in spring 2015 after graduating with his second chamber opera "Clownen Jac".

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Peter S. Shin

Peter S. Shin 신세종 (b. 1991) is a composer whose music navigates issues of national belonging, the co-opting and intermingling of disparate musical vernaculars, and the liminality between the two halves of his second-generation Korean-U.S. American identity. The New York Times described him as “a composer to watch” and his music “entirely fresh and personal” following his premiere at Carnegie Hall.

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Hallie Smith

Hallie Smith is a musician based in Berkeley, California. Her research is oriented towards building soft circuits/sensors, coding, installations, and emotional music. Previous and upcoming collaborations for Hallie include: the Eco Ensemble, the SMASH ensemble, saxophonist Drew Whiting, writer/producer Felix M., The Boston Conservatory Contemporary Performance Ensemble, bartender Mel Johnson.

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Andrew Blanton

Andrew Blanton is a media artist and percussionist. He received his BM in Music Performance from The University of Denver (2008) and a Masters of Fine Arts in New Media Art at the University of North Texas (2013). He is currently an Assistant Professor of Digital Media Art at San Jose State University in San Jose California teaching data visualization.

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Maija Hynninen

Maija Hynninen (b. 1977) – composer and sound artist – incorporates in her work the human voice, live electronics and multidisciplinary performances. She entered the Sibelius Academy in 2003 (M.Mus. 2011) to study with Paavo Heininen while also working for a violin diploma at the Norwegian Academy of Music.

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Shane Cumming

Shane Cumming is a fourth-year Music major at UC Berkeley from Park City, Utah. Shane has been focused on many different aspects of music for his entire life; lately, his interest has been in sound engineering, specifically studio work and live audio. Shane conducted an Independent Study in the Rear Studio during his junior year and is now working with Dr. Wagner on an Independent Project in the Rear Studio. 

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Danniel Ribeiro

Danniel Ribeiro is a Brazilian composer from Bahia. Recently, Danniel’s practice has explored instrumental music, developing ways to expand the use of instruments by way of bespoke techniques, preparations, practical sculptural (and found) objects, amplification, and transduced electronics. 

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George Papajohn

George Papajohn (b. 1998 Milwaukee) is a composer and instrumentalist based in the San Francisco Bay Area. His recent work engages with latent tensions of identity held within the material, historical, and phenomenological aspects of sound. 

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Eda Er

Eda Er, a native of Istanbul is a composer, sound artist and singer currently based in Berkeley, California. She primarily explores the potential of physicality and narrativity in her music. She enjoys collaborating with dancers, actors, and visual artists and improvising with electronics and vocals.

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