- Elizabeth Jane Dobson (EJ / Lizzie)
- Born: 1986
E.J. was born Elizabeth Jane Dobson on May 16th 1986 in New Plymouth, New Zealand. She is now 24 years old and working as a composer while living between Taranaki and Waikato.
She began playing piano at age 7, quickly picking up guitar and viola and sung in many rock bands. She has been a singer-song writer from a young age and started writing classical music at aged 14. She has had premiers of work in Australia, the United States and at various places around New Zealand, recent one being Parihaka a work for vocalising percussionist by Australians top young performer Louise Devenish in Perth, March 2010.
Lizzie graduated with her Bachelor of Music with first class Honours in 2008 from The University of Waikato, just completed her Masters in Music with First Class Honours early 2010. She has begun her PhD specializing in works for live performers and live electronics.
If she is not currently practising flute, bass or composing, or planning her next travelling escapade you will most likely find her with a camera in hand. For full bio and current info please see ejdobson.com.Source: Elizabeth Jane Dobson, January 2011