Shara Nova – 19/20 Artist In Residence

Shara Nova (singer and songwriter for My Brightest Diamond) has become one of the most distinct voices of her generation.  The multi-instrumentalist and composer has written numerous works for film, choir, marching bands, orchestra, and chamber ensemble.  She has recorded as a guest vocalist with David Byrne, Laurie Anderson, The Decemberists, Sufjan Stevens, Jedi Mind Tricks, The Blind Boys of Alabama and Stateless as well as extensive collaborations with visual artists Matthew Ritchie and Matthew Barney. Most recently, Shara composed and developed “Look Around” for the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and 20+ other ensembles and 600+ local artists.