Caroline Mallonee is a composer and performer based in Buffalo, NY. Her music has been programmed at venues in New York City including Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Symphony Space, Merkin Hall, Bargemusic, Tenri Cultural Center, Town Hall, Roulette, and Tonic, as well as further afield at the Long Leaf Opera Festival (NC), Carlsbad Music Festival (CA), Bennington Chamber Music Conference (VT), Cambridge Music Festival (UK), Tokyo Opera City (Japan), Corcoran Gallery (Washington, DC), Turner Ballroom (Milwaukee, WI) ,and Jordan Hall (Boston, MA).
Inspired by scientific phenomena, visual art, languages, and the propagation of sound, Ms. Mallonee has been commissioned by the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, Spektral Quartet, Firebird Ensemble, Present Music, Wet Ink Ensemble, Antares, PRISM Quartet, Ciompi Quartet, and the Buffalo Chamber Players, for whom she serves as composer-in-residence. In 2015 Musicians from the New York Philharmonic performed her music on its new-music series at National Sawdust in 2015. She has been recognized through commissions and awards from the Fromm Foundation, Meet The Composer, Jerome Fund for New Music, and ASCAP, from which she received a Morton Gould Young Composers Award.
Ms. Mallonee is a professional singer in the Vocalis Chamber Choir and director of the Walden School Creative Musicians Retreat, a week-long festival for composers and improvisers held in New Hampshire each June.
Caroline Mallonee holds degrees from Harvard University, Yale School of Music, and Duke University, and in 2005 she received a Fulbright Fellowship to the Netherlands, where she studied with Louis Andriessen.