Cristina Lord is a Los Angeles based composer, electronic musician, pianist, and educator. As a composer, she is particularly interested in collaborating with other art mediums and in the intersection between popular and classical music genres. Her work as been performed by Experiments in Opera, c3LA, loadbang, HOCKET, Neave Trio, Friction Quartet, the Miller | Phelps duo, the Southern California Brass Consortium, and New Century Voices, among others. She has participated and been featured in festivals and institutes such as the Hear Now Music Festival, New Music Gathering, Oh My Ears, soundpedro, Longy’s Divergent Studio, Westben, and the Splice Institute.
Cristina is co-founder of the Los Angeles Electroacoustic Ensemble, a laptop quartet specializing in the performance of live electronic chamber music. She also is an independent singer-songwriter and electronic music producer under the moniker Universed.
Besides writing, Cristina is active in the LA new music community as Associate Director of People Inside Electronics, and also teaches classes in music technology, electronic music, musicianship, and theory at Fullerton College, Chapman University, and Cal Poly Pomona.