PLANTING A SEED, by Shelley Burgon
Shelley Burgon is a harpist, composer and sound artist, specializing in experimental music. She has an extensive history as an improvisor and an interpreter new classical music; performing the works of composers such as Pauline Oliveros, Anthony Braxton, Yoko Ono, James Tenney, Berio and Bjork. Her music has been commissioned by The Merce Cunningham Dance Company, Ne(x)tworks, and multimedia artist Katherine Behar. Shelley received her MFA in Electronic Music from Mills College where she studied with Pauline Oliveros, Maryanne Amacher, Fred Frith and Alvin Curran.