Dr. Elisabeth Stimpert
Location/Building: Utt 219
Dr. Elisabeth Stimpert is a founding member of the critically-acclaimed ensemble Alarm Will Sound (www.alarmwillsound.com). She has performed across the country and internationally at major venues in New York, Philadelphia, St. Louis, Cleveland, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Denver, Moscow, St. Petersburg, Amsterdam, Italy, China, South Korea, and Germany. Elisabeth works regularly with many of today’s living composers, having presented and recorded world premieres of works by John Adams, Steve Reich, John Luther Adams, King Britt, Donnacha Dennehy, David Lang, Wolfgang Rihm, Michael Gordon, Augusta Read Thomas, Carl Schimmel, Christopher Stark, Stefan Freund, Mary Kouyoumdjian, Matt Marks, John Orfe, and Robert Pound. Her current work explores electroacoustic collaborations with clarinets and electronics, in the music of Christina Butera, Anna Clyne, David E. Chávez, Eric Honour, and Jeff Kaiser. As Assistant Professor of Clarinet at UCM, Dr. Stimpert teaches applied clarinet, aural training, woodwind methods, and woodwind literature and pedagogy, as well as directing UCM’s new music ensemble “UnCoMmon Noise” and serving as Director of Artist Engagement for the annual MOXSonic experimental music festival at UCM (www.moxsonic.org). She holds a B.M. in clarinet performance and music theory from Ohio State University, an M.M. in clarinet performance and music education from the Eastman School of Music, and a D.M.A. in clarinet performance from Shenandoah University.