In 2019 – 2020, we're excited and honored to be an Artist-in-Residence at Brooklyn's National Sawdust

ABOUT US

Kinds of Kings is a collective of US-based composers: ​

Shelley Washington   (United States)

Gemma Peacocke   (New Zealand)

Maria Kaoutzani   (Cyprus)

Intern: Jobelle Mesa (United States)

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NEXT
 

 

Jan 16-17, 2021

cincinnati symphony

+ Eighth blackbird

 

MISSION

We are focussed on amplifying and advocating for under-heard voices and producing immersive and inclusive work.

PERFORMANCES

In January 2021 the Cincinnati Symphony and Eighth Blackbird will premiere a brand new piece we're writing for them.

Our 2019-2020 concert series, Equilibrium and Disturbance, featured our friends:

Rubiks Collective (Melbourne, Australia)

~Nois saxophone quartet (Chicago)

Pianist Isabelle O’Connell (New York)

Nouveau Classical Project (New York), and 

Real Loud (New York)

EDUCATION

In 2019 we launched the Bouman Fellowship program for early  career composers. As part of our Artist Residency at National Sawdust, we are teaching composition to middle school students in conjunction with El Puente in Brooklyn.

KINDS OF KINGS COMPOSER COLLECTIVE