Hometown: San Francisco
Web site: http://www.wendyloomis.com
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"Composer/pianist Wendy Loomis paints with a broad palette of jazz, classical, new age, avant garde and world colors, fusing styles ranging from Debussy to Thelonius Monk." (Kelley Dolan, NoHands Records)
Wendy Loomis has released 11 CDs of her compositions as a solo pianist and with ambient ensemble PHOENIX RISING, vocal duo AWE, and spoken word/jazz ensemble COPUS. In addition, her compositions have appeared on numerous compilations and independent films. Wendy has won the ASCP award for composition 4 times and her CDs have been nominated in the best new age and world categories by the Hollywood Music in Media Awards . A highlight of 2013 was when she performed one of her pieces in Havana, Cuba as part of the American Composers Forum collaborative concert with Cuban musicians.
Under the COPUS Multimedia umbrella, Wendy co-hosts a monthly house concert series called "Poets & Composers".
Two events are scheduled for October: a "Poets & Composers Salon" house concert on a rooftop in downtown San Francisco on October 30th and a community networking event called "Modern Village Picnic" in Golden Gate Park on October 25th.
Wendy earned her master's degree in education from Syracuse University and bachelor's degree in creative arts from Denison University. She teaches private piano and leads a drumming as meditation group.