Yvette Janine Jackson
Yvette Janine Jackson is a composer and sound installation artist focused on bringing attention to historical events and social issues through her radio operas. She developed Radio Opera Workshop, an adaptable ensemble, which debuted the premiere of The Coding as part of the 2021 Fromm Players Concert II. Recent projects include “Fear Is Their Alibi” for soprano, bassoon, and electronics commissioned for the Prototype Festival’s MODULATION series co-presented with LA Opera, Carolina Performing Arts, and Opera Omaha; her album Freedom released in January by the Fridman Gallery; and Remembering 1619 for violin and tape being presented by Teju Cole and Orchestra of St. Luke’s March 3-March 10. Yvette is an assistant professor in Creative Practice and Critical Inquiry in the Department of Music and teaches for the Theater, Dance & Media program at Harvard University.