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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

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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Chamber Music Review
February 19, 2019

Woodwinds and voices do battle with menacing tape players in the evening’s title work.

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Recital Review
February 12, 2019

The pianist pushes the boundaries of performance norms in a concert dedicated to his own death.

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Modern Classical Review
January 18, 2019

At Monday Evening Concerts, music by Julius Eastman and Sarah Hennies makes an interesting pairing.

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