Maryclare Brzytwa

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MaryClare Brzytwa is a multi-instrumental composer and performer based out of San Francisco, California. Specializing in electro-acoustic music and trained as a flutist, she builds her own custom-designed instruments in Max/MSP which allow her to combine her knowledge of these fields together in service of highly detailed, semi-improvisatory soundscapes. Her range spans contemporary classical, noise, experimental, jazz, free improvised, pop, and ambient music. She has toured extensively in theaters, festivals, and rock clubs throughout the US, Europe, and Japan as both side woman and soloist. Brzytwa studied under master improviser Fred Frith at Mills College, earning a BA in Composition, and earned an MFA while studying under Marc Lowenstein at the California Institute of the Arts.

In addition to her work as a composer, Brzytwa is a devoted educator and creator of the Technology and Applied Composition (TAC) program at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, the first-ever conservatory degree program specifically focused on composition for fixed and interactive media, including writing for film, video games, and the concert hall. Experienced in both academic leadership and audio production, she is the visionary producer behind many of the TAC department’s large-scale studio projects, utilizing some of the best talents the Bay Area has to offer. In addition to writing the curriculum for the program, Brzytwa also designed and managed the creation of the Technology and Applied Composition department’s state-of-the-art recording studios and music technology labs. A champion for diversity in the arts, she serves on the boards of the Game Audio Network Guild and San Francisco Contemporary Music Players. As noted by the New York Times in 2018, “…Technology and Applied Composition (TAC), which began offering courses in 2015, has been forging a new identity for the 21st-century composer.”
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AM 163 CD Maryclare Brzytwa - Bebe Donkey album art Antoine Berthiaume, MaryClare Brzytwa Antoine Berthiaume, MaryClare Brzytwa - Bebe Donkey(CD) Ambiances Magnétiques AM 163 CD Canada 2007 Sell This Version
SM1450 Maryclare Brzytwa - Master Artist Rental Car album art MaryClare Brzytwa Master Artist Rental Car(CDr, Album) Setola Di Maiale SM1450 Italy 2009 Sell This Version
SM1670 Maryclare Brzytwa - Gravida album art Gravida ( MaryClare Brzytwa, Patrizia Oliva, Ioioi ) Feat. Kanoko Nishi and Stefano Giust Gravida ( MaryClare Brzytwa, Patrizia Oliva, Ioioi ) Feat. Kanoko Nishi and Stefano Giust - Gravida(CDr, Album) Setola Di Maiale SM1670 Italy 2010 Sell This Version
SM1710 Maryclare Brzytwa - From The Tale Of Pigling Bland album art MaryClare Brzytwa, Nicola Guazzaloca, Edoardo Marraffa, Francesco Guerri MaryClare Brzytwa, Nicola Guazzaloca, Edoardo Marraffa, Francesco Guerri - From The Tale Of Pigling Bland(CDr, Album) Setola Di Maiale SM1710 Italy 2010 Sell This Version
SM1750 Maryclare Brzytwa - Byznich album art MaryClare Brzytwa Byznich(CDr, Album) Setola Di Maiale SM1750 Italy 2010 Sell This Version
SM1950 Maryclare Brzytwa - From The Tale Of Pigling Bland (Chapter Two) album art Brzytwa* . Guazzaloca* . Marraffa* . Guerri* Brzytwa* . Guazzaloca* . Marraffa* . Guerri* - From The Tale Of Pigling Bland (Chapter Two)(CDr, Album) Setola Di Maiale SM1950 Italy 2011 Sell This Version
SM2810 Maryclare Brzytwa - Brzytwa / Golia album art Brzytwa* / Golia* Brzytwa* / Golia* - Brzytwa / Golia(CDr, Album) Setola Di Maiale SM2810 Italy 2015 Sell This Version

Miscellaneous

SM2010 Maryclare Brzytwa - Stairwells album art Maryclare Brzytwa Stairwells Setola Di Maiale SM2010 2011 Sell This Version
SM2130 Maryclare Brzytwa - MCB album art MaryClare Brzytwa MCB(CDr, Ltd) Setola Di Maiale SM2130 Italy 2011 Sell This Version