Adrian Coburn writes music in Austin, Texas. She will graduate in May, 2018 with a Masters of Music degree from Texas State University.
She played the piano and sang growing up, continuing with vocal studies and operatic training at Stanford, Pasadena City College, at the Poto festival and in New York.
Composers she has studied with include Mark Applebaum, LaMonte Young, Michael Ippolito, and Larry and Sonia Wright.
Her music is the product of cultural imperialism. She fights this by learning about all the roots of her tradition that lead to different places and peoples, and learning about those, but not necessarily incorporating them into her music.
She enjoys going for walks, making jokes with her family, and looking at pictures from NASA like this one: