• Harvesting Sounds, Eagles Nest Coal Mine

    Harvesting Sounds, Eagles Nest Coal Mine

  • Judith Plays the Electric

    Judith Plays the Electric

  • To Keep the Dark Away

    To Keep the Dark Away

  • Sketching

    Sketching

Up Next! 6/28/18, 7:30 p.m., For the Fallen, Trumpeter Sam Wells, SPLICE Institute; Kalamazoo, MI

Featured Projects

Judith at the VCCA

Judith at the VCCA

The VCCA is a working retreat for visual artists, writers and composers, and Judith has had a half-dozen wonderful residencies, composing pieces such as Glyph, Ruah, Amulet, Spin and several others. The VCCA is on a beautiful estate very near Sweet Briar College.

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Ice Becomes Water

Ice Becomes Water

My music often reflects my experience of and concerns about the world around us. Ice Becomes Water is informed by the danger that scientists are warning about caused by human-induced climate change.

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Illinois Wesleyan University Symposium of Contemporary Music

Illinois Wesleyan University Symposium of Contemporary Music

Illinois Wesleyan University has had an annual Symposium of Contemporary Music since 1952, and I am delighted to be the featured composer this year, with great thanks to composer David Vayo for his tremendous organizational efforts. It will be a packed couple of days, 11/16-17/17!…

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Residency at UT-Austin: Adventures in a Sonic Wonderland.

Residency at UT-Austin: Adventures in a Sonic Wonderland.

My residency, organized and with thanks to Dan Welcher, starts on Sunday, 10/1/17, with the performance of Being in Time for wind ensemble and electronics by the UT-Austin Wind Ensemble, conducted by the inestimable Jerry Junkin at 4:00 p.m. in the Bates Recital Hall. Originally…

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‘Tis You: Music for Douglass College Centennial

‘Tis You: Music for Douglass College Centennial

I composed ‘Tis You, a setting of Amy Lowell’s poem, Listening, for the Centennial of Douglass College. Created for the Voorhees Choir, in my day the women’s chorus of Douglass (now of Rutgers University), the premiere takes place on 12/3/17 during the Yule Log Ceremony at the Voorhees Chapel on the Douglass campus.

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Interview and Review: To Keep the Dark Away

Interview and Review: To Keep the Dark Away

To Keep the Dark Away: Pianist Gayle Martin and Composer Judith Shatin

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Black Moon Commission

Black Moon Commission

Carnegie Hall commissioned a new piece to premiere on October 28, 2016 at Zankel Hall at Carnegie. Meanwhile, I gave a public presentation on the technology and tried  out some sketches, called Red Moon, at the DiMenna Center for Classical Music in New York on March 5, 2016…

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Trace Elements for Ensemble Berlin PianoPercussion

Trace Elements for Ensemble Berlin PianoPercussion

Playing with Resonance Ensemble Berlin Piano Percussion has commissioned Trace Elements, for two piano and two percussion. I had a wonderful time in June, 2014, rehearsing with them in in Berlin, with the kind support of the American Embassy. And, I returned for the premiere…

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Being in Time: Arts in Action

Being in Time: Arts in Action

Being in Time is an Arts-in-Action project sponsored by the University of Virginia. Scored for conductor-controlled electronics, wind ensemble, and interactive video, it reflects a collaborative effort by team members from the McIntire Department of Music and Engineering School. I will introduce the piece on Friday, 4/18/14 at 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. at Open Grounds, on the Corner at UVA. The premiere has been scheduled for the fall of 2014.

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Shatin Featured in UVA Magazine

Shatin Featured in UVA Magazine

Judith Shatin is a composer, William R. Kenan Jr. professor of music at U.Va. and director of the Virginia Center for Computer Music. She is known for her dramatic music, ranging from choral and orchestral to electronic and multimedia.

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