Michelle Nagai

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Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico in 1974, composer Michelle Nagai creates site-specific performances, compositions, installations, radio broadcasts, dances and other interactions that address the human state in relationship to its setting. Her work has been presented throughout the US, Canada and Europe with the support of the American Composers Forum, the American Music Center, the Deep Listening Institute, Eyebeam, free103point9, Harvestworks, the Interdisciplinary  Laboratory for Art, Nature and Dance, the Jerome and McKnight Foundations, Meet the Composer, New York State Council on the Arts and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. She is a founding member of the American Society for Acoustic Ecology and holds a teaching certificate from the Deep Listening Institute. 

Nagai is currently a gradate fellow in music composition at Princeton University. She holds an undergraduate degree with concentration in music composition and multi-media performance from Bennington College. Michelle lives in New Jersey with her husband and son.