is an artist working in brooklyn, moving outwards from her immersion in traditional music.
her project of 7 years, "anna & elizabeth" has performed at carnegie hall, big ears festival, newport folk festival, npr's tiny desk. their third record, "the invisible comes to us" was recently released on smithsonian folkways, and called "a radical expansion of what folk songs are supposed to do" by the new yorker.
She was 2018 guest curator of traditional music at the Big Ears Music Festival in Knoxville; was a fellow at The MacDowell Colony, Virginia Center for Creative Arts, Berea College Traditional Music Archive, Bang on a Can’s Found Sound Nation; and teaches fiddle and banjo across the country.
She has worked with musicians from a wide swath of backgrounds, including Susan Alcorn, Zach Rowden, Lea Bertucci, Ellen Fullman, James Moore, Theresa Wong, Ruby Fulton, Timo Andres, Cleek Schrey, Brian Harnetty, Nate May, Jarrett Gilgore, Paul Wiancko, Thomas Bartlett (doveman, the Gloaming), Henry Jamison, Glen Hansard, Benjamin Lazar Davis (Cuddle Magic), Alex Toth (Rubblebucket), Star Rover, Jim White, Owen Gardner and Andrew Bernstein (Horse Lords) and legends of the traditional music underground Zane Campbell, Alice Gerrard, Bruce Greene, Lester McCumbers and Paul David Smith.