Caroline Shaw, recipient of the 2013 Pulitzer Prize in music for her work Partita for 8 Voices, will be in residence at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music in March 2016. Shaw, who recently performed as soloist in Lo, a violin concerto she wrote, with both the Cincinnati Symphony and North Carolina Symphony, also won a Grammy Award in 2014, as a singer with the vocal ensemble Roomful of Teeth. An artist whose work spans many genres of music, she has also been collaborating with hip-hop artist Kanye West, resulting in recent performances together in San Francisco and Los Angeles, and remix of West’s track “Say You Will” featuring Shaw in 2015. New York Magazine declared about Shaw “She has discovered a lode of the rarest commodity in contemporary music: joy.”
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