Eden Girma is a multi-instrumental musician hailing from Madison, WI. Through a genre-bending compositional ear and a poetic lyricism, Eden aspires to create music that not only resonates with individual hearts, but brings people closer together in a spirit of intimacy and empathy.
As a student in the Boston area, Eden has worked with and studied under Vijay Iyer, Yosvany Terry, Hans Tutschku, Dominique Eade, Frank Carlberg, and Ran Blake. Eden's collaborations span a range of styles and compositional approaches, having created with artists such as Tyshawn Sorey, Angélique Kidjo, Young Bull, and A. Graff.
Eden graduated from Harvard College in 2018 with a bachelor's degree in astrophysics and math, and in 2019 completed a Masters in Music in Creative Practice at Goldsmiths, University of London. If you are interested in learning more about Eden's scientific work, click here.
A feature in the Harvard Crimson
An article on collaborating with writer/director Aislinn Brophy
Reflections on Vijay Iyer's Creative music seminar
awards and fellowships
Alex G. Booth Fellowship, Harvard College (2018)
Artist Development Fellowship, Harvard Office for the Arts (2018)