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X Sound Festival 2018

Mills College Music
Event organized by Mills College Music

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The Mills College Music Department and the Center for Contemporary Music present

A Festival of Works by Mills Senior Composers and Media Artists

Saturday, April 14, 2018
Littlefield Concert Hall

Free admission

Mills College
5000 MacArthur Blvd
Oakland, CA 94613


Kim Kylland
Kim Kylland is a songwriter, vocalist, guitarist, composer, and sound recordist who grew up splitting time between Southern California and Southern Norway.

With no permanent home base, she creates her home on the road, having toured for years as a solo artist and with her former band, Ghost Town Jenny. After finishing her BA in music composition at Mills College in Spring 2018, she will continue touring and traveling with her partner/collaborator Todd Schramke to promote a new record under her artist moniker, Kylland.

Kim Kylland's main focuses are performing with her band Kylland, and scoring moving picture. Kylland has had music placed in ads for Toyota, Canon, and JC Penney, to name a few. She is currently scoring the feature length documentary film Stateless, on which she also did location sound. KyllandMusic.com

Golnaz Shariatzadeh
Golnaz is a composer from Iran. She is currently pursuing her BA in composition at Mills College, Oakland.

Breonna Taylor
Breonna Taylor (b. 1994, Harbor City, CA) is a composer, vocalist, and improviser based in Oakland, CA. She is currently a member of the ensemble Gamelan Encinal, and the improvisational trio Hooves.

Juliet Weight
Juliet Weight is a composer, performer, and a multi-media artist. She creates art using music, sound, installations, drawings, photography, field recordings, and videos. She is interested in creating art that speaks to the beauty and difficulties found in every-day life, as well as art that tells a story. Juliet was classically trained in violin, piano, and voice. She has branched out to include contemporary compositions, cinematic film, and free improvisation in her music. Juliet will be pursuing a master's degree in music therapy after graduating from Mills College with a bachelor's degree in Composition with an emphasis in Electronic Music and a minor in Intermedia Arts.