Kate Soper

kate-soperKate Soper has received awards and commissions from the Guggenheim Foundation, the American Academy of Arts and Letters (Goddard Lieberson and Charles Ives awards), the Koussevitzky Foundation, Chamber Music America, the Lili Boulanger Memorial Fund, the Music Theory Society of New York State, and ASCAP, and has been commissioned by ensembles including the American Composers Orchestra, Carnegie Hall, the Tanglewood Music Center/BUTI, Alarm Will Sound, Line Upon Line percussion, Yarn/Wire, Due East, Dinosaur Annex, and the MIVOS string quartet. As a singer and performer with diverse experience, she performs frequently as a new music soprano, and has been featured as a composer/performer on the New York City-based MATA and SONiC festivals, the Lucerne Forum for New Music, Gaudeamus Muziekweek New York, the Sacramento Festival of New Music, and the American Composers Orchestra’s Orchestra Underground series. Kate is a co-director and performing member of Wet Ink, a New York-based new music ensemble dedicated to seeking out adventurous music across aesthetic boundaries. She is Assistant Professor of Music at Smith College.