Elisabeth Blair is a poet, composer, podcaster and multidisciplinary artist. She has been artist-in-residence at the Atlantic Center for the Arts, the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts and ACRE. From 2016-19 she hosted and produced the podcast Listening to Ladies, and she currently leads the poetry workshops for the Burlington Writers Workshop.
Elisabeth Blair is a poet, podcaster, composer and multidisciplinary artist. After earning a BA in photography in 2004, she spent many years on the singer/songwriter circuit in Chicago before moving into both free improvisation and formal composition. She received a Specialist Certificate in Music Composition for Film and TV from Berklee in 2015, and from 2015-17 studied music composition part-time at Western Michigan University. Her works have been performed widely, including New York, Melbourne, Canberra, Berlin, Montreal, and Zacatecas.
She has been artist-in-residence at Wildacres, ACRE and the Atlantic Center for the Arts (on two occasions, working with improviser Karl Berger and poet Heather McHugh, respectively). In 2017 she was a participant composer at the Toronto Creative Music Lab and was composer-in-residence at the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts.
From 2016-19 she hosted and produced Listening to Ladies, a podcast featuring interviews with women composers.