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About Sabrina Pena Young
Origins Electronica AlbuIntermedia composer, percussionist, author, and obsessive sci-fi buff, Young composes mind-numbing electroacoustic works heard in Asia, North America, Australia, and Europe. Her music has been heard in film festivals, radio, electronic dance clubs, random boom boxes in France, and as not-so-pleasant background music. Her multimedia works have been performed at venues like the Beijing Conservatory, the International Computer Music Conference, Miramax's Project Greenlight, the Athena Festival, the New York International Independent Film Festival, Art Basil Miami, Turkey's Cinema for Peace, and Pulsefield International Exhibition of Sound Art.
Creation Mov. 2 "Light"Origins, a riveting album of cinematic soundscapes, pulsating rhythms and enigmatic vocals, was released on CD Baby and i-Tunes in 2008. Origins includes World Order #1, a pounding dance piece about nuclear war and Looking Glass, a nightmarish musical poem. Recent projects include World Order #5, an apocalyptic tale about the decimation of the human race by a viral mutation written for the Kansas State University percussion ensemble, 3D animation, and electronic music, and the Creation, a CGI multimedia oratorio composed for the Millikin University Women's Chorus and percussion ensemble. The world premier of Creation will took place April 17th, 2010, in Decator, Illinois.
The Feminine Musique: Multimedia and Women TodayIn 2009 Young published The Feminine Musique: Multimedia and Women Today. TheFeminine Musiquetraces the intersection of experimental music and new media through the works of innovative composers and artists who embraced social change, technology, and music.Young has written for the Kapralova Society Journal, Percussive Notes, Panpipes, the IAWM Music Journal, the SEAMUS Music Journal, and various fine arts websites.
Young has taught at Florida International University and currently teaches Sound Synthesis and composition at Murray State University.