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Rachel Beetz

Rachel Beetz is a Los Angeles based flutist, educator, sound artist, and arts administrator. She is an Affiliated Artist and Director of Public Relations for San Diego New Music and also half of both Plus/Minus with percussionist Dustin Donahue and of Autoduplicity, a performance art project with cellist Jennifer Bewerse. Beetz has performed with ensembles such as Callithumpian Consort, International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE), Noise, Palimpsest, red fish blue fish, Southland Ensemble, Third Coast Percussion, and has been featured on LA’s wasteLAnd and Monday Evening Concerts series. Rachel frequently works with composers in the creation of new solo and chamber pieces. She received the Listhus Skammdegi Air Award, a three-month artist residency in Iceland to create the 30-hour art and sound installation The Winter Stars. She earned degrees from UC San Diego (DMA, MA) and Indiana University Jacobs School of Music (Bachelor of Music).