Christel Veraart

Composer and Musician, 2017

Christel Veraart is a composer, musician and singer. Through her music she explores emotional connections with the natural world and how that shapes moods, dreams and interactions. She has recorded a number of albums and her music has been featured, in film, dance and stage productions, both in the USA as well as abroad.
Christel is a recipient of the Connie Boochever Fellowship through the Alaska Arts and Culture Foundation, a Career Opportunity Grant from The Alaska State Council on the Arts, and a Rasmuson Foundation Individual Artist Award. Her film scores and music videos have won film industry awards and her music has been featured in the national (USA) broadcast of the radio program “Hearts of Space”.
Featuring both instrumental and vocal elements, Christel’s music is often described as ambient, cinematic, avant-garde classical. Her work ranges from solo to small ensemble to large orchestra, drawing on a wide variety of musical and cultural influences.