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LIZ MEREDITH
Violist & Composer 
www.lizmeredith.com

EDUCATION
Mills College, Oakland, CA
M.A. in Music Composition, 2007

Berklee College of Music, Boston, MA
B.M. in Viola Performance & Film Music, 2004
 
PRINCIPLE TEACHERS
Music composition studies with Fred Frith
Mills College, 2005-2007

Viola performance studies with Hank Dutt
of Kronos Quartet, Mills College, 2005-2007

ACADEMIC AWARDS, ASSISTANTSHIPS & GRANTS
Graduate Student Research Grant
Mills College, 2007

Paul Meritt Henry Prize:
Excellence in Music Composition Award
Mills College, 2007

Graduate Teaching Assistantship
Mills College, 2007

Maas Instrumental Study Music Scholarship
Mills College, 2005-2007

Excellence in Music Composition Award
Berklee College of Music, 2004

Portfolio Scholarship
Berklee College of Music, 2002-2004

Berklee Entering Student Talent Scholarship
Berklee College of Music, 2000-2004

PRESS, REVIEWS & INTERVIEWS
The Baltimore City Paper
Big Music Issue, July 30th, 2013
Big Baltimore Music - Playlist
by Baynard Woods

The Baltimore City Paper
Musician Interview March 20th, 2013
Sunny Disposition:
Liz Meredith and John Somers
go epic on five LP box set
by Bret McCabe

The Baltimore City Paper
Top 10 Issue, December 12th, 2012
2012 Top 10 Local Experimental
and Avant-Garde Albums

Pitchfork Media
News November 21st, 2012
Listen:
Oxes and Will Oldham Cover Sheryl Crow
by Laura Snapes

The Baltimore City Paper
Booed Music, November 14th, 2012
What’s up with Avant-Garde
and Experimental
by Bret McCabe
 
RECORDINGS
Recordings as a composer:
Liz Meredith, (s/t) Liz Meredith LP (2012)

Liz Meredith & John Somers
The Disposition Of Vibrant Forms
5 LP Box Set (2013)

Recordings as a special guest artist:
Oxes with Will Oldham
Microkingdom with Samuel T. Herring EP
Friends Records (2012) 

Monica Lionheart, Indian Summer CD
Nacional Records (2012) 

COMPOSITIONS
Graphic Scores #1-48
Liz Meredith solo performances, 2009-2011

String Trio, Quartet Opabinia
Mills College, 2006

String Quartet in 3 Parts
The Esterhazy String Quartet
Berklee College of Music, 2004 

MUSIC FESTIVALS & CONFERENCES
Liz Meredith & Beth Brown
The VIGIL Festival
Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA)
Baltimore, MD, 2014

X|i|O
Artscape Festival, Worlds In Collusion
Baltimore, MD, 2013 

X|i|O, Liz Meredith & John Somers
The VIGIL Festival
Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA)
Baltimore, MD, 2013 

Liz Meredith
Time Stands Still: 
Notation in Musical Practice
Compositions by Will Redman
Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT, 2013 

Liz Meredith & John Somers
Artscape Festival, Worlds In Collusion
Baltimore, MD, 2012

Liz Meredith & John Somers
The VIGIL Festival
Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA)
Baltimore, MD, 2012 

Liz Meredith & John Somers
Liz Meredith, Shayna Palmer, Ayako Kataoka
Drift State:
An Evening of Audio/Visual Exploration
The Contemporary Museum, Curated Exhibition
Baltimore, MD, 2012

Liz Meredith
2010 High Zero Festival
Baltimore, MD, 2010   

Liz Meredith & John Somers
Artscape Festival, Exotic Hypnotic
Baltimore, MD, 2009    

Liz Meredith, Graduate Thesis 
2007 Signal Flow Festival, Mills College
Oakland, CA, 2007 

LECTURES
Visiting Artist/Performer
Live Electronic Music & Multimedia Course
Interactive Design and Art (IDA) Dept.
Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA)
Baltimore, MD, 2013 

Guest Lecturer/Performer
Time-Based Media Course, Fine Arts Dept.
Harford Community College
Bel Air, MD, 2009
 
TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Musicianship Faculty (TA), Music Dept.
Mills College, Oakland, CA — 2005-2006
Musicianship Instructor (3 credit hours):
Undergraduate instruction, organized
curriculum and lesson plans, developed 
in-class exercises, and administered weekly 
midterm and final examinations – worked 
towards the advancement of student’s 
knowledge in music theory and music 
notation, and towards the development 
of sight singing skills. 

PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES
Hank Dutt
Violist, Kronos Quartet, San Francisco, CA
www.kronosquartet.org

Fred Frith
Guitarist/Composer
Professor of Music Composition
Mills College, Oakland, CA
www.fredfrith.com

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