Krista Penney is a Sacramento-based composer. She’s known for her signature rhythmic intensity and keen focus on timbre. Her music is exposed, playful, and approachable; often evoking a sense of childlike wonder. Although influenced by jazz and pop, Krista’s music remains firmly rooted in the classical tradition. She’s in the early stages of her career and recently released her debut album, Outburst.
LISTEN: Pedestals for Soprano, Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, and Bassoon
Stefanie Reinsch, soprano; Rachel Gordon, flute; Johanna Brown, oboe;
Krista Penney, clarinet; Ted King-Smith, alto saxophone; Seth Dunlap, bassoon