Bearthoven: American Dream Fresh off the release of their 2017 album “Trios,” Bearthoven comes back to Columbus with three world premieres by a collection of America’s strongest upcoming compositional voices Program: Shelley Washington — Silk (2017) Adam Roberts — happy/angry music (2017)+* Kristina Wolfe — Near Sky (2017)+ Scott Wollschleger — American Dream (2017)+ + — world … Continue reading Bearthoven: American Dream
The audience returned from intermission to a stage crowded with violins, viola, accordion, double bass, cello, violin de gamba, 2 gongs, triangle, alto sax, trombones, and French horn. Out of the hodgepodge arose a stunning piece of rich humanity and earthen transcendence, inspired by the Zen concept of reflection on water and Kristina Wolfe’s experience on … Continue reading Review of ‘Record of Ancient Mirrors’ at the MATA Festival
I was honored to be interviewed by Brendan Howe at Van Magazine on my work and the upcoming premiere of Record of Ancient Mirrors. Brendan was a wonderful person to talk to and I really appreciated the time he took to understand my work. Read the interview here!
VRAASP stands for using Virtual Reality and Archaeoacoustic Analysis to Study and exhibit Presence, and this project was funded through the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MCSA). This research will be undertaken at the University of Huddersfield. "Unusual acoustic signatures of ancient or historical spaces, such as the West Kennet Long Barrow in England; caves in northern Spain … Continue reading About the VRAASP Project
Proud to be a Deep Listening Certificate holder from the Center for Deep Listening at Rensselaer! Certification requirements involved a year-long course and participation in listening, moving, and dreaming groups. It was a fantastic and restorative process and I highly recommend it. If you would like help finding a local Deep Listening group or if … Continue reading Deep Listening Certificate
This is a sound meditation for as many voices as possible. This was written as a meditation on kindness around the time of Pauline Oliveros' passing. "The audible attempt at a harmonious consensus among distinct individual voices is one of the most compelling musical experiences in existence. is is common in vocal chanting and ritual, … Continue reading About “Karaṇīyamettā Sutta”
Monday, July 25, 4:30pm - WORLD PREMIERE COMPOSER CONCERT! Over 30 young performers from around the world debut festival work by this year's exciting nine composition fellows: Albert Behar, D. Edward Davis, Natalie Dietterich, Brechtje van Dijk, Brian Mark, Anna Meadors, Kyle Tieman-Strauss, Kristina Wolfe, and James Young.
I will be premiering Aria, a work for soprano, 1 piccolo, 2 violins,1 viola, 1 cello, 1 harp, 1 Haegeum, 1 piano, and 2 percussion players
Planctus won first prize international VQ New Works Competition 2016 at the Jacqueline Du Pre Music Building at Oxford University. More on the Villiers Quartet http://www.villiersquartet.com/vsqblog/kristina-wolfe-named-winner-2016-vq-new-works-competition
You can read the composer’s spotlight here: http://www.villiersquartet.com/wolfe