Claudia Howard Queen


Ms. Queen is an award-winning composer, multi-instrumentalist musician, and master teacher in the field of music for dance.

As a former dancer, Ms. Queen speaks both the practical languages of music and dance.

As a composer, she creates music specifically designed to illuminate the visual poetry and enhance the creative voice of the choreographer. 

As a multi-instrumentalist, Ms. Queen uses piano, percussion, voice, mandolin, flute, and electronic instruments to create sophisticated, uplifting, kinesthetic music designed to move dancers physically, and move audiences emotionally in order to foster peak artistic experiences in both.

As an international guest artist, she offers master classes in music for dance, composer-choreographer collaboration, dance accompanist training, and Chi Dancing meditative and healing movement.

As a consultant, she advises on curricular and music for dance related issues.                              


(773) 771-7520


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