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Tamzin Elliott

Tamzin Elliott is a composer and writer based in Los Angeles, and a doctoral student at University of Southern California.

Articles by this Author

New Music Review
December 19, 2019

Augmented with prerecorded sounds, the Koan Quartet grows a complex sonic ecosystem in Chen’s Other Forests.

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New Music Review
December 16, 2019

The L.A. chamber orchestra veers from Xenakis to classic minimalism to contemporary Baroque and original Baroque in one concert.

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New Music Review
December 10, 2019

The premiere of seven new pieces were just the latest of nearly 50 small-ensemble works that comprise the composer’s magnum opus.

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New Music Review
October 22, 2019

An album-release party celebrates new recordings from trumpeter Sarah Belle Reid and thereminist Carolina Eyck.

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Artist Spotlight
October 12, 2019

The departing dean of the music school at CalArts is still excited about fresh ideas and new approaches to making music.

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New Music Review
October 1, 2019

A big, excellent idea needs more attention to practical details.

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Feature Article
September 13, 2019

We review the highly anticipated solo debut of Natalie Joachim, of eighth blackbird, and new albums by established composers Christopher Cerrone and Timo Andres.

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New Music Review
September 13, 2019

The new-music group debuts the 14-movement URSA: an interstellar cantata at Monk Space.

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New Music Review
September 10, 2019

Two new-music duos, Aperture Duo and Autoduplicity, engage in wanton acts of performance.

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Modern Classical Review
August 12, 2019

The L.A.-based Sonic Open Orchestra presents a concert of pleasing contradictions.

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Chamber Music Review
August 6, 2019

A Brooklyn record label showcases cutting-edge artists for three days at the Outhaus in Los Angeles.

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Modern Classical Review
June 17, 2019

The fifth season of the L.A. contemporary music series Sound and Fury concludes by putting a few young composers on our radar screen.

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Modern Classical Review
June 14, 2019

Three quartets explore the underlying poetics of a famous filmmaker.

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Modern Classical Review
June 4, 2019

Is it actually a good thing to overwhelm your audience?

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Modern Classical Review
May 21, 2019

Shape-note singing, the sounds of an artificial-intelligence “baby,” and bone-rattling bass shake the rafters.

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Modern Classical Review
May 7, 2019

The Chicago composer’s works for string quartet and trio cap wasteLAnd’s sixth season.

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Modern Classical Review
April 22, 2019

People Inside Electronics hosts “place/displace” at Villa Aurora.

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Modern Classical Review
April 13, 2019

New-music composers focus on the “notes between notes” played on everything from microtonal guitar to full-blown gamelan orchestra.

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Jazz Review
March 19, 2019

The poetry-percussion-cello ensemble celebrates black cultures in its eponymous program at The Wallis.

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Choral Review
March 5, 2019

How fitting that Monk’s longtime interest in interdisciplinary art should result in a multimedia piece about cooperation.

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