Composer, sound-artist, and phonographer
Meri von KleinSmid was classically trained
and educated in Western music and ethnomusicology.
Her primary aim is to create work that challenges
the listener psychologically, using a variety
She occasionally collaborates with other
artists, and has performed live on stage and
radio. Her works have been included in festivals
and concerts of new music globally.
She studied music academically since grammar
school (flute and choir), studied with private
tutors for piano and violin, and at the University
of Washington and Columbia College in Chicago,
studied theory, the history of Western music
and ethnomusicology. She has been a collector
of found sound since age eight.
Ex Vivo [Mimeograph
Searching for the Inverse
Square [with Alex Keller - Mimeograph