Lauren Radnofsky is a cellist and founding co-Artistic/Executive Director of Ensemble Signal. In her dual role with Signal, she manages all aspects of its varied season, including repertoire, program design, and project management, in addition to being a regular performer in the ensemble. Under her direction, since its inception in 2008, the Ensemble has performed over 40 concerts, premiered 20 works, and coproduced 5 recordings, consistently receiving enthusiastic critical acclaim. With Signal, she has worked closely with artists and composers Helmut Lachenmann, Steve Reich, Irvine Arditti, Oliver Knussen, Michael Gordon, David Lang, and Julia Wolfe and has appeared at venues and festivals including the Tanglewood Festival of Contemporary Music, Ojai Music Festival, Carnegie Hall, The Guggenheim Museum, and The Bang on a Can Marathon. As a soloist, she has appeared with the Saint Paul ChamberOrchestra performing Kaija Saariaho’s Amers and the Wordless Music Orchestra in Jonny Greenwood’s Doghouse for string trio and orchestra. She has recorded for Mode, Cantaloupe, New Amsterdam, Orange Mountain, and Tzadik records.