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Elizabeth McNutt, @soundsmodern

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Passionately devoted to the music of the present, flute virtuoso Elizabeth McNutt is internationally recognized for her performances of innovative contemporary and electroacoustic music. She has collaborated with such recognized figures as Pierre Boulez, Harvey Sollberger, Roger Reynolds, Philippe Manoury, Russell Pinkston, Gerhard Staebler, Joji Yuasa, Pauline Oliveros, George Lewis, and Joan Tower. She has premiered more than 200 works, and has performed in Europe, Asia, and throughout the U.S. Her solo CD pipe wrench is on the EMF Media label; her other recordings are on the CRI, Centaur, SEAMUS, Navona, and Ravello labels. Her festival appearances include Sonorities (U.K.), Women in Music Today (Korea), Darmstadt (Germany), Third Practice (VA), Electronic Music Midwest (IL), Scotia (Nova Scotia), Norfolk (CT), and Arcosanti (AZ). She founded and directs the Sounds Modern series based in Fort Worth. Dr. McNutt is committed to scholarly research, with articles published in Organised Sound, Flutist Quarterly, and Music Theory Online. She performs chamber music in the Calliope flute and piano duo, and with the feminist improvisation group Bitches Set Traps. She has received grants and fellowships from Arts International, National Foundation for the Advancement of the USArtists International, Open Meadows, Rocky Mountain Women’s Institute, Earle Brown Music Foundation, and American Composers Forum, among others. Dr. McNutt is part-time faculty of the University of North Texas, where she teaches flute and directs the new music ensemble Nova.

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