Cristina Lord is a Los Angeles-based composer, computer musician, pianist, and educator. As a composer, she is particularly interested in collaborating with other art mediums and in the intersection between different genres of music. She has written for organizations and ensembles including Experiments in Opera, loadbang, Gnarwhallaby, Friction Quartet, HOCKET, the Southern California Brass Consortium, the Long Beach Laptop Collective, and New Century Voices, among others. Her work has been performed across the United States and internationally. Cristina is co-founder of the Los Angeles Electroacoustic Ensemble, a laptop quartet specializing in the performance of live electronic music, along with fellow composer-performers Zaq Kenefick, Marcus Carline, and Glen Gray.
Cristina received a Master’s Degree in Composition from California State University, Long Beach, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Composition from University of California, Santa Barbara. She is active in the LA new music community as Associate Director of People Inside Electronics, and also frequently assists for the HEAR NOW Music Festival and Tuesdays at Monk Space. Cristina teaches classes in music technology, theory, and musicianship at Fullerton College, as well as private lessons.
Contact Cristina at cristinalord4(at)gmail(dot)com.