About the Event
In Process is The Watermill Center’s ongoing series of studio visits that invite the community to gain insight into the creative process of our international Artists-in-Residence, cultivating an understanding of how artists from across the globe develop new work.
Eli Berman (2016, 2017 Classical Music), 2022 YoungArts and The Watermill Center Residency participant, is a vocalist, composer, improviser, and new instrument builder from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She creates electroacoustic music using experimental vocal techniques across a variety of her ancestral vocal technologies, namely khazones (Ashkenazi Jewish cantorial music), Yiddish and Appalachian folk songs, Slovak travnice, and western classical techniques. Berman has premiered her music at multiple festivals including (R)evolution: Resonant Bodies at the Banff Centre, New Music On the Point, Yiddish Summer Weimar, New Explorative Oratorio Voice Festival, Atlantic Music Festival, and Gender Unbound. Eli has a B.A. in Music from Princeton University and is currently pursuing an M.A. in Digital Musics at Dartmouth College.