Doyennes' Diaries


Doyennes' Diaries portrays modern womanhood through a custom instrument processing household objects and narrated diaries contributed by four women-identified artists.


Improvised & Composed by Michele Cheng

With diaries and narration by Barbara, Simona, Michi, Michele

Live video recorded by Dave

Live audio recorded by Hassan

Recorded March, 2020 in tribute to International Women's Day

Performance History

2020  She Scores Festival, Pittsburgh, PA, U.S.

2020  CCRMA @ Home, Stanford University, CA, U.S. (Binaural mix)

2020  Seoul International Computer Music Festival (KEAMS), Seoul, South Korea 

2021  Hot Air Music Festival, San Francisco, CA, U.S.

2021  SEAMUS 2021 Virtual National Conference, U.S.