Elaine Mitchener is a contemporary vocalist, movement artist and composer working between the worlds of contemporary new music, experimental jazz / free improvisation and visual arts. She is founder of collective electroacoustic trio The Rolling Calf (with Jason Yarde and Neil Charles) and her sound works are held in a curated collection by George E Lewis at Darmstadt Festival. Recent recordings include Some Good News – a live album with Hamid Drake, William Parker, Orphy Robinson and Pat Thomas (OTOROKU label) – and a special radio commission for Sons d’Hiver (Paris). Elaine was featured in the British Art Show 9 touring exhibition (2021/22). She has been commissioned by and presented work at MaerzMusik, LCMF, Ruhrtriennale, Holland Festival, Donaueschinger Musiktage. Elaine is a Wigmore Hall Associate Artist (2021–2026) and DAAD Artist Fellow (2022).
Biography last updated: 2022