Music: Liana Alexandra
Dance: Kelly Buwalda
Liana Alexandra is a professor at the National University of Music of Bucharest. She is a member of Duo Intermedia and co-director of the Nuova Musica Consonate-Living Music Foundation Festival. She received the Prize of the Union of Romanian Composers, Gaudeamus Prize, First Prize "Carl Maria von Weber", and Prize of Beer-Sheva, Israel. ãLiana Alexandra is regarded as the leading Romanian composer of her generation. Her compositional vocabulary is wide, ranging from cluster and aleatoric technique to broad lyric melody based on folk elements from her native culture" (Grey Youtz, Michigan University)
Kelly Buwalda enjoys teaching, dancing, running, and biking all over NYC. She recently performed at P.S. 122 with MEI-BE WHATever and is currently creating solo works to be performed in a site-specific venue in 2010.
Dancer: Kelly Buwalda