Emily Dolittle (9:22) Andrew Stiefel, Artistic Director of the Eugene Contemporary Chamber Ensemble, interviews composer and zoomusicologist Emily Dolittle about her interdisciplinary work researching the song of the Hermit Thrush and the inspiration for her piece, Falling Still.
"Canadian-American composer Emily Doolittle was born in Nova Scotia in 1972 and educated at Dalhousie University, the Koninklijk Conservatorium in the Hague, Indiana University and Princeton. Her doctoral research was on the relationship between bird and other animal songs and human music, a field in which she continues to be active. Since 2008 she has been Assistant Professor of Composition and Theory at Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle." For a full biography, please visit her website Source: Vimeo