Jennifer Wilsey

SCORE: Birthday Song for Pauline Oliveros

JENNIFER WILSEY—percussionist, improviser, composer, and educator—is a co-founding member of improvising ensembles Timeless Pulse (with Pauline Oliveros, Thomas Buckner, and George Marsh), The Bloom (with W. Allaudin Mathieu and George Marsh), and Gestaltish (with Rachel Condry, Gretchen Jude, and Jacob Peck). Jennifer’s projects have also included work with The Good Sound Band, Wrestling Worms, The Luna Ensemble, Petr Kotik and the SEM Ensemble, Stuart Dempster, Bernie Krause, and Anna Halprin, among others. Her recordings can be heard on the Deep Listening, Mutable, Cold Mountain Music, Public Eyesore Records, and Pitch-A-Tent labels. As an educator, Jennifer teaches in the Deep Listening Online Certification Program through the Center for Deep Listening at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. She also directs the Musicianship Program at Mills College, and teaches percussion, percussion pedagogy, and directs the Percussion and Improvisation Ensemble at Sonoma State University.