Member Profile: Annika Socolofsky
American composer and vocalist Annika K. Socolofsky (b. 1990, Edinburgh, Scotland) finds her musical roots across many cultures. Her music stems from the timbral nuance and variation of the human voice, and is communicated through mediums ranging from orchestral works to unaccompanied folk ballads. Annika is a 2014 recipient of the Fromm Foundation Commission from Harvard University, funding a new multi-media work for the Emissary Quartet. Annika is currently pursuing a PhD in Composition at Princeton University. She holds a Master’s in Composition from the University of Michigan where she studied with Evan Chambers and Kristin Kuster as a Regents Fellow. She holds a Bachelor's in Composition from Carnegie Mellon University. A scholarship student at KlezKanada from 2011 – 2015, she studies klezmer violin and Yiddish song. Annika is an alumna of the SilkRoad Global Musicians Workshop, Bang on a Can Summer Festival, Brevard Music Center Institute, and the European American Musical Alliance. She is a member of ASCAP, American Composers Forum, SEAMUS, and Society for Composers, Inc.