Shelley Hirsch (New York, NY)
an accomplished vocalist/ performer/composer whose original compositions, staged musical works, improvisations and collaborations have been presented in concert halls, museums, clubs, galleries, theaters and on television across America and Europe.
Hirsch is a three-time artist-in-residence at STEIM (Amsterdam) and at Harvestworks/Studio PASS in New York City, and a recipient of a DAAD fellowship to live and work in Berlin, Germany. Hirsch can be heard on over 25 CDs including "Haiku Lingo", a duo CD/LP with her longtime collaborator, keyboardist David Weinstein. She has created three works for NEW AMERICAN RADIO: #39(1991), The Vidzer Family (1991), and O Little Town of East New York (1992), which won a First Prize in the Åke Blomstroem competition at the prestigious international radio and TV competition, PRIX FUTURA, Berlin, 1993.
Hirsch will create a new work, Jerry, for NEW AMERICAN RADIO's Fall 1996 edition.
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