CRICKETS, BY NIKKI KRUMWIEDE
Nikki Krumwiede is a composer currently residing in Moore, Oklahoma. She is currently working toward a DMA from the University of Oklahoma where she directed the New Century improv! Ensemble. Nikki’s strives to create music that engages performers and allows flexibility and interpretation. Much of her music draws upon her experience as an improv performer and asks musicians to create through improvisation. She consciously attempts to incorporate various musical genres, as well as her background in writing and literature, into her compositional process in a way that engages a diverse audience.