Kayla Cashetta is a composer whose work incorporates analog, digital, and acoustic instruments and practices. Her music has been performed at venues and festivals such as National Sawdust (Brooklyn, NY), the Center for New Music (San Francisco, CA), the New York Festival of Song (New York, NY), the Loretto Project (Loretto, KY), and the Fontainebleau Summer Sessions (Fontainebleau, France), and has worked with ensembles including the Quince Ensemble, Eco Ensemble, Splinter Reeds, and Longleash. She was a winner of National Sawdust's inaugural Hildegard Competition in 2018, where she performed live analog electronics in her commissioned work, "Anima", with the Refugee Orchestra Project. She has participated in IRCAM's Cursus Program on Composition and Computer Music from 2019-2020. She also records and performs with her experimental pop trio, Maenu. Kayla is currently pursuing a doctoral degree at UC Berkeley under the guidance of Ken Ueno, Myra Melford, Edmund Campion, and Cindy Cox.

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