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Anaïs Maviel

Anaïs Maviel is a vocalist, percussionist, composer, writer and community facilitator. Her work focuses on the function of music as essential to settling common grounds, addressing Relation, and creating a utopian future. Involved at the crossroads of mediums - music, visual art, dance, theater and performance art - she has been an in-demand creative force for artists such as William Parker, Daria Faïn, Shelley Hirsh, César Alvarez, Steffani Jemison - to give a sense of her eclectic company. As a leader she is dedicated to substantial creations from solo to large ensembles, music direction of cross-disciplinary works, and to expanding the power of music as a healing & transformative act. She performs and teaches extensively in New York, throughout North, South & Central America, and Europe. Both her solo releases on Gold Bolus Recordings received international acclaim. She is the 2019 recipient of the Van Lier Fellowship, which supported her in premierong cross-disciplinary works at Roulette Intermedium in New York, and the 2020 recipient of the American Composers Forum Create commission program, alongside string quartet The Rhythm Method.


Workshop Faculty,

The Sounding Body Faculty

Past Classes & Events

[Virtual] The Sounding Body: Voicing Coexistence

Wed, Dec 2 – Dec 16, 2020

The Sounding Body: Voicing Coexistence

October 12, 2019

The Sounding Body: Vocal Freedom

Wed, Mar 6 – Mar 20, 2019