Tamzin Elliott is a composer from northern San Diego. In addition to composing, she engages in a range of performance arts from classical harp and Georgian folk singing to performance poetry. She studies composition with Joan Tower and George Tsontakis at the Bard College Conservatory of Music, and completed her senior thesis in Poetry studying under Ann Lauterbach. An avid vocal writer, several of her works have been commissioned and performed by Dawn Upshaw’s “First Song Project” at the Morgan Library, including When Vera (2015); Sveitaar, sveimen var Kvieoinen: “Koorwei, Koorwei” for mezzo-soprano and piano (2013); and The Book of Ingaaric Songs for Two Faces for two mezzo-sopranos.
Tamzin Elliott’s composition Daughters Concerto was premiered by The Orchestra Now on April 23 & 24, 2016.