Janice Misurell-Mitchell

b. 1946



Janice Misurell-Mitchell, composer, flutist and performance artist, is Co-Artistic Director of CUBE Contemporary Chamber Ensemble in Chicago. A member of the faculty of the DePaul University School of Music, she is also involved in the creation of programs and courses about women in music.

Her honors include grants and fellowships from the Illinois Arts Council, the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs, Meet the Composer, residencies at the Atlantic Center for the Arts and the Ragdale Foundation, and awards and commissions from the National Flute Association, the International League of Women Composers, Northwestern University and others.

Her works are performed throughout the United States and Europe and have been featured at the International Alliance for Women in Music Conference in London and the Donne in Musica Festival in Fiuggi, Italy, as well as on the Public Broadcasting Network, at the National Flute Association Conventions, the National Museum for Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C., Symphony Center in Chicago and at Carnegie Hall.

Her music is available on compact disc through Master Musicians Collective and OPUS ONE Recordings. Her work for orchestra, Luminaria, performed by the Czech Radio Symphony Orchestra, was released the by Master Musicians Collective.