Kala Pierson is a composer and sound artist. (Full bio.)
Based in Philadelphia, USA, she works worldwide, with commissions and performances on every continent and in festivals ranging from the Southbank Centre Biennial to Tanglewood to the International Computer Music Conference. (All events.)
"beguiling and beautifully crafted... the evening's strongest piece"
— The Scotsman
"seductive textures and angular harmonies"
— Washington Post
"massive chords throwing out a wall of sound, like a modern-day Gabrieli"
— San Francisco Classical Voice
"complex passions... took colour in transparent voicings ringing resonantly"
— Nova Scotia Chronicle-Herald
"fluid and vividly expressive"
— Delaware Arts
"shot full with emotion and brave stabs of color. It was thrilling."
— Kile Smith, on Khorikos International Competition