Nell Shaw Cohen is a composer and multimedia artist based in New York City. She has written music for chamber ensembles, solo instruments, orchestra, wind ensemble, choir, solo voice, and rock band. Cohen's music has been performed in over 30 concerts at museums, concert halls, theaters, and salons by the JACK Quartet and members of The Chelsea Symphony and A Far Cry, among many others. Cohen was named 2013-14 Composer-in-Residence by the New York University Symphony.
NYU Symphony, March 3, 2014 at 8:00pm
As Composer-in-Residence with the NYU Symphony, I will receive the honor of having a newly commissioned work for orchestra, Point Reyes from Chimney Rock, premiered on this concert. The program also include works by Britten, Tchaikovsky, and my colleague Kyle Tieman-Strauss.
NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, 566 LaGuardia Place, New York, NY. Free admission. More information.
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Featured Compositions and Multimedia Projects
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Beyond the Notes
Unique online multimedia experiences exploring the visual and performing arts, from online art installations integrating music and video to interactive documentaries exploring music history.
Visit beyondthenotes.org for an overview of all current projects.
|Music Inspired by Art||The Marin Headlands in Fog||John Heiss on Charles Ives|
Music Inspired by Art
This short video explores Cohen's multimedia concert programs featuring music inspired by visual art. Learn about Cohen's music inspired by art.
The Winding Path (2013)
String Quartet performed by The JACK Quartet. Learn about this performance.
A Musical Tribute to Charles Burchfield at the Parrish Art Museum performed by The Chelsea Quintet. Learn about Watercolors.
The Faraway Nearby: Georgia O'Keeffe and the New Mexico Landscape (2010)
Original video and score for flute, clarinet, piano, violin, and cello.
Learn about The Faraway Nearby.
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