Elizabeth Millar is a sound-artist, clarinetist and performer, based in Montreal since 2009. Engaging with experimental music, sound art, noise, free improvisation and self-made instrument building, her creative practice explores the merging of acoustic and electronic textures with amplification and extended techniques.
Active locally, nationally and internationally she has performed throughout Canada and in Australia, Japan, Taiwan, Vietnam, Malaysia and Singapore. She is a member of Sound of the Mountain, an amplified clarinet and trumpet duo with Craig Pedersen. She also performs with Montreal-based Ensemble Supermusique, interpreting graphic scores and gestural improvisations.
She has collaborated with many Quebecois and Canadian artists
including Joane Hétu, Erick d’Orion and Anne-F Jacques; and international artists including Isabelle Duthoit, Franz Hautzinger, Tetuzi Akiyama and Toshimaru Nakamura.
Recent highlights include an artist residency with Tone List in Perth, Australia (2018), a 3-month independent residency in Tokyo (2017), performances at Open Waters Festival Halifax (2019), Open Ears Festival Kitchener Ontario (2018), Make It Up Club Festival Australia (2018), Codes d’Access Montreal (2018), Suoni per il Popolo Festival Montreal (2018, 2017) and KLEX festival Malaysia (2017).
*top photo by Robert Szkolnicki
*bottom photo byLaura Mogollón
https://mwrecs.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/P1230387ra.jpg by Robert Szkolnicki
https://mwrecs.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/profile-photo.jpg by Laura Mogollón