Join Artist-in-Residence Mary Prescott for an informal virtual happy hour via Zoom on Thursday, May 6th from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Community members will have the opportunity to hear from Mary about the progress of her residency, as well as ask questions and learn how to get involved. This event is free, but registration is required; the Zoom link will be emailed to those who register before the event.
Interdisciplinary artist Mary Prescott is spending her residency focusing on the performance of “Mother Me”, while exploring complicated themes of motherhood as an Artist in Residence from April 25 – May 22, 2021 at Lanesboro Arts. Prescott will be interviewing community members throughout her residency, as well as sharing updates at this happy hour and on social media on her artistic process.
Mary Prescott is a Thai-American interdisciplinary artist, composer and pianist based in Minneapolis and New York City who explores the foundations and facets of identity and social conditions through experiential performance. She aims to foster understanding and create pathways for change by voicing emotional and human truths through artistic investigation and dissemination.
Prescott’s output includes several large-scale interdisciplinary works, improvised music, an immersive multimedia chamber opera, a 365-day sound journal, film music, as well as solo and chamber concert works.
As Co-Founder and inaugural Artistic Director of the Lyra Music Festival at Smith College, Prescott was named a New York Foundation for the Arts Emerging Leader. She has served on faculty at the Goppisberger Music Festival in Switzerland, the Louisiana Chamber Music Institute, and is a Teaching Artist with American Composers Orchestra.
Prescott holds degrees from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, and Manhattan School of Music.