Sarah Weaver



Sarah Weaver is the Artistic and Executive Director of Liminal Music Inc. Weaver is a New York-based experimental composer, conductor, and technologist working internationally as a specialist in localized and telematic music. She pioneers telematic music composition, frameworks of composition/ improvisation/gesture for localized solo/chamber music and ensemble music, contemplative music, and international ensemble concepts. Weaver is co-director of the SLM Ensemble with composer/bassist Mark Dresser. Recent projects include collaborations with the NASA Kepler Mission, United Nations organizations, premieres at The Stone, Roulette, Iridium Jazz Club, BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center, and telematic projects since 2006 with sites in Abu Dhabi, Banff, Beijing, Belfast, Florence, Jerusalem, Montreal, Nairobi, New York, Rensselaer, San Diego, Seattle, South Korea, Stanford, United Nations Headquarters in New York, and Zurich. ResoNations: International Telematic Concerts for Peace is included in the United Nations Compendium Music as a Global Resource: Solutions for Social and Economic Issues. Upcoming recording releases include the album Source featuring the works Spectral Syn by Mark Dresser and Sarah Weaver and Cycles of Awakening by Weaver; Universal Synchrony Music (USM) telematic music collaboration with NASA Kepler Mission sonification - USM Volume 1 in the DVD Virtual Tours: A Reduced-Carbon Footprint Concert Series, and USM Volume 2 audio recording. SLM for telematic bass ensemble by Dresser and Weaver is featured in the CD/DVD Deep Tones for Peace (Kadima Collective). Weaver writes solo and chamber acoustic and electronic works including the recent solo cycle Node 111 for percussionist Gerry Hemingway  toured in Southeast Asia in 2015 to Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, and Singapore. Weaver has music degrees from University of Michigan, New York University, certification in Soundpainting and Deep Listening, and is currently pursuing her PhD at Stony Brook University (SUNY). She gives private lessons, workshops, masterclasses, presentations, and residencies in the New York City area, internationally, and online. Weaver has taught and presented at various universities in-person and telematically including New York University, New York University Abu Dhabi, New York University Florence, University of California San Diego, Stanford University, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, University of Michigan, The New School, Northwestern University, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Queens University Belfast, University College Cork Ireland, Silpakorn University Bangkok, and LaSalle School of Contemporary Music Singapore. Weaver serves on the International Society for Improvised Music (ISIM) Advisory Council.