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Mazz Swift

Mazz Swift

Biography

Violin/Vox/Freestyle Composition artist Mazz Swift engages audiences worldwide with her signature weaving of improvisation and composition. She is also a composer and educator whose works include commissions by the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the University of Delaware, the Canales Project, The New Harmony Music Festival, and the Blaffer Foundation. Mazz is a 2020 Jerome Hill Fellow, and 2021 United States Artist, and is working on several projects, all of which involve conduction (conducted improvisation) and are centered around protest songs, spirituals and the Ghanaian concept of ‘Sankofa’: looking back to learn how to move forward.

Professional Experience

  • Broadway
  • Off Broadway
  • Regional
  • Concerts/Cabaret
  • Education
  • TV/Film
  • Tours

Regions

  • NYC/Tri-State Area

Interested in touring?

  • No

Hireable as

  • Theatrical Composer (Music only)
  • Pit Musician (Other)

My Instruments

  • Violin

Affiliations

  • BMI

Current HS, College, or Grad Student?

  • Yes

Person of Color?

  • Yes

Pronouns

  • They/Them