Maia Thomas - Composer in Residence
Based in Los Angeles, Maia Aisha Thomas is a Japanese-American composer, pianist, and saxophonist specializing in acoustic new music and multimedia composition. As a member of the Electro-Acoustic Consort at the University of Southern California, she regularly performs and composes live electro-acoustic pieces. Her saxophone-piano duet and tape track piece for dance “And Endless” was premiered this March at the Intermedia Showcase in collaboration with USC composers Hannah Lipton and Paul Hwang. As a film/media composer, she is scoring the web series “Growing Up Immigrant”. Ms. Thomas is a senior composition student with a minor in cinematic arts at USC.