A multi-instrumentalist and vocalist, Elizabeth is experienced in writing for film & dance, and has a passion for creating electro-acoustic music paired with visual art. The influence of world folk music can also be heard in her compositions. In 2012, her piece Moon Garden for guitar and clarinet received third prize in the National CMTNA Composition Competition. Another piece that she composed for cello, electronics, and dance, “Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire,” won a national award and was performed at the Kennedy Center, May 2012.
Aside from writing music, Elizabeth is the founder and director of the Charlotte New Music Festival and a freelance musician/performer. M.M. in Composition from the University of North Carolina – Greensboro (Mark Engebretson; Alejandro Rutty). B.A., UNC-Charlotte (John Allemeier).
Feel free to visit www.themusicqueen.com to hear some of Elizabeth's music!
Charlotte New Music Festival & Composers Workshop