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Composer in Residence - Kristin Kuster

Kristin Kuster, Composer in Residence, Composer Kristin P. Kuster enjoys collaborating with instrumentalists, vocalists, poets, and visual artists. Her current pieces are influenced by the architectural relationships between public and private spaces. She recently completed Rorate caeli for mixed chorus, The Narrows for orchestra, and Ando: light against shade for chamber ensemble. She is the composer-in-residence for the 12-voice Vox Early Music Ensemble, and has recently received commissions from PRISM and the Colby College Chorale. Dr. Kuster is a recipient of a 2004 Charles Ives Fellowship from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and has received grants, awards, and distinctions from organizations including the University of Michigan, the University of Colorado, the Jack L. Adams Foundation, and ASCAP. She is a co-founder of the Patricia C. Peterson Grants for the Humanities Fund, supporting University of Colorado graduate students in the Humanities. Dr. Kuster is currently an Adjunct Lecturer of Composition, Theory, and Performing Arts Technology at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.