About the Artist:
Nell Shaw Cohen evokes landscapes, visual art, and the lives of mavericks in lyrical works for the stage, concert hall, and digital media. Current commissions include Houston Grand Opera (HGOco), Boston’s Skylark Vocal Ensemble, and Santa Fe’s Montage Music Society. Cohen’s opera Mabel’s Call and other theatrical works have been given workshops at Fort Worth Opera, American Opera Projects, New Dramatists, and University of New Mexico, et al. She has been Artist-in-Residence at the Brush Creek Foundation, Helene Wurlitzer Foundation, and New York University Symphony. She studied at NYU and New England Conservatory. She lives in Brooklyn.