Liz Allbee

Liz Allbee (b. 1976) is a composer/performer residing in Berlin, Germany. She performs most often on trumpet, self-designed quadraphonic trumpet, electronics, and voice. Her work encompasses improvisation, electro-acoustic composition, and instrument creation, often focusing on issues of embodiment and extension. She performs regularly in Europe and the U.S., and has appeared at such festivals and venues as Maerzmusik, Donaueschinger Musiktage, and Darmstadt (Germany), San Francisco Electronic Music Festival (US), Huddersfield (UK), Serralves em Festa, (Portugal) among others. She is the recipient of funding and grants from Initative Neue Musik, Meet the Composer Fund, Global Connections, Berlin Senat, and the European  Network for Contemporary Audiovisual Creation, and has been Artist-in- Residence at Q-02 in Brussels, Avatar-Quebec, and STEIM in Amsterdam. Allbee completed her M.A. in Music Composition at Wesleyan University in 2013. Besides solo work, main projects and collaborators include the Splitter Orchester, Bogan Ghost (w/Anthea Caddy), Mensch Mensch Mensch (w/Burkhard Beins), The Zoo (w/Michael Vorfeld), Ganzfeld (w/Sukandar Kartadinata), Elks (Fagaschinski, Roisz, Zapparoli), AnimalNacht (Wassermann, Mangan, Hochherz), and interdisciplinary group The Liz (w/Liz Kosack and Korhan [Liz] Erel).