Composer/performer Elizabeth Brown holds a flute performance degree from Juilliard; she started composing in the late 1970s. She began studying shakuhachi with Ralph Samuelson in the mid-80’s, and has written a series of pieces combining Japanese and western instruments. She was featured as composer and soloist on the Women Shakuhachi Masters program at the 2004 International Shakuhachi Conference in New York City. In addition to flute and shakuhachi, she plays theremin and dan bau (traditional Vietnamese monochord).
Frances White: Centre Bridge: electroacoustic works (mode 184)