Meri von KleinSmid

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Meri von KleinSmid (born 1974) is an American musician, artist and composer.


Meri von KleinSmid was born in Los Angeles, California, and studied choral music, piano, violin and flute as a child. She was educated at the University of Washington and Columbia College Chicago, where she studied music history and ethnomusicology. She lived for a while in Cambridge, England, but later moved to the Seattle/Vancouver area. She has been a member of the experimental musical collective SoniCabal and the Chinese Music Society of North America, among other organizations.[1] The CD 60X60, including her work, won an award at the Just Plain Folks Music Awards in Nashville, Tennessee.[2]


Selected works include:

  • Monorail
  • What Happens to the Deep-Sea Divers
  • I Dreamt the PNE
  • Are You Waiting for a Bus?
  • Late-Night Café
  • Waiting for the 99 B-Line
  • Ethereal Tether
  • The Observation of Curio No. 19

Her work has been issued on CD, including:

  • CHI-TAPE [American Archive Recordings, AAR005] (U.S.A.)
  • Women Take Back the Noise three disc compilation [Ubuibi] (U.S.A.)
  • ELEKTRAMUSIC Electroacoustic Music Volume 01 [Elektramusic, ELEK01] (France)
  • DISContact! III [CEC-PeP, PEP 007] (Canada)
  • Ex Vivo [Mimeomeme-Mimeograph] (U.S.A.)
  • 60x60, 2004-2005 2-disc compilation [Vox Novus] (U.S.A.)


  1. ^ clouvel, paul; bassal, dominique; auteurs, divers. "elektramusic electroacoustic & experimental music, issue 01". 
  2. ^ "Meri von KleinSmid". Retrieved 23 December 2010.