Tamzin Ferré Elliott
Tamzin Ferré Elliott (b. 1992) is a composer from a small surfing town in northern San Diego. Alongside composing she engages in a range of performance art from classical harp and Georgian folk singing to performance poetry. Tamzin graduated from Bard College and Conservatory with degrees in Composition and Written Arts, where she studied composition with Joan Tower and George Tsontakis, and completed her senior thesis in Poetry studying under Ann Lauterbach. Throughout high school Tamzin studied with Roger Reynolds, Professor of Music at University of California, San Diego. She was a Los Angeles Philharmonic Composer Fellow for the 2009-2011 program in which she studied composition with James Matheson and A.J. McCaffrey. In the fall of 2016, she will begin graduate studies in composition at the University of Southern California Thornton School of Music.