Ursula Kwong-Brown is a composer, sound designer and arts technologist, originally from NYC but recently located to Los Angeles. Described as “atmospheric and accomplished” by The New York Times, her work has been performed in the United States, Europe, and Asia in diverse venues including Carnegie Hall, le Poisson Rouge, Miller Theatre, the Manhattan Movement & Arts Center, the National Portrait Gallery and the Victoria & Albert Museum in London. Honors include ASCAP and NACUSA awards, a Berkeley Symphony Composer Fellowship and grants from Chamber Music America and the Sloan Foundation. Ursula received her B.A. in Music & Biology from Columbia University, and her Ph.D. in Music Composition & New Media from the University of California, Her scores are published by Ursa Minor Music
Ursula and Danny Erdberg are frequent collaborators doing Music & Sound Design for theater, and - since relocating to Los Angeles in 2020 - TV and film. Co-designs include King Lear at the Wallis Annenberg Center in Los Angeles, Head Over Heels at Pasadena Playhouse, Native Gardens at Merrimack and the world premiere of Stonewall with NYC Opera. Upcoming projects include Holiday at Arena Stage in Washington D.C., andThe Wickhams at the Arizona Theatre Company.
The works below are about healing, which seems to be what we all need right now!
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