Pamela Z

Music Event

Saturday, October 24, 2020 - 8:00 p.m. PDT
Online Event

Performer Pamela Z stands in front of a black curtain, looking down at an array of electronic instruments on a table. Photo by Charles Smith.

Presented by Mills College Music Department and Center for Contemporary Music.

Pamela Z is a composer/performer and media artist whose solo works combine a wide range of vocal techniques with electronic processing, samples, video, and gesture activated MIDI controllers. Ms. Z has toured extensively throughout the US, Europe, and Japan. Her work has been presented at venues and exhibitions including Bang on a Can (NY), the Japan Interlink Festival, Other Minds (SF), the Venice Biennale, and the Dakar Biennale. She's created installation works and composed scores for dance, film, and new music chamber ensembles. Her numerous awards include the Rome Prize, a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Doris Duke Artist Impact Award, the Creative Capital Fund, the Herb Alpert Award, the ASCAP Award, an Ars Electronica honorable mention and the NEA/JUSFC Fellowship.

Live Performance Excerpts