Kayla Cashetta

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Kayla Cashetta (United States, b. 1991) is an American composer whose work revolves around the marriage of analog, digital, and acoustic instruments and practices. She was recently a winner of National Sawdust's inaugural Hildegard Competition (2018) in Brooklyn, New York, where she performed live analog electronics in her commissioned work, "Anima" with the Refugee Orchestra Project.

Kayla has had her music performed at venues and festivals such as the Center for New Music, the New York Festival of Song, the Loretto Project, and the Fontainebleau Summer Sessions, and has worked with the Quince Ensemble, Eco Ensemble, Splinter Reeds, and Longleash. She also records and performs with her experimental pop trio, Maenu. She is currently pursuing a doctoral degree at UC Berkeley under the guidance of Ken Ueno, Franck Bedrossian, Myra Melford, Edmund Campion, and Cindy Cox.