Pamela Z

Mills Music Now
October 24, 2020
Presented by Mills College Music Department and Center for Contemporary Music

Solo Works for Voice and Electronics

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Pamela Z performs a program of short solo works for voice, real-time electronic processing, sampled sounds, wireless gesture controllers, and interactive video. This includes stand-alone works from her concert repertoire, excerpts from larger, more theatrical performance works, and improvised work.

Quatre Couches
Gaussian Trees
Rotary Telephone
Pop Titles ‘You’
16 Actions
Other Rooms

All music composed by Pamela Z

Performed in Pamela Z’s San Francisco live/work Studio.

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.