articles & reviews:

V Magazine,7/11/2023 Heroes: Pamela Z (From A to Z with the sonic sorceress in residence) by Michael Anthony Hall

SFCV  San Francisco Classical Voice,11/22/22 Humor and Beauty Combine in New Works by Caroline Shaw and Pamela Z by Michael Zwiebach

SFCV  San Francisco Classical Voice, 09/27/22 In Her Latest Work, Pamela Z is Fully Present by Giacomo Fiore

New York Classical Review, 07/23/22 Shpachenko’s soccer-inspired program gets yellow flag for mixed music by George Grella

The Wire Magazine, 07/1/22 Epiphanies: Composer and sample collagist Pamela Z likes the tone of your voice and uses it to divine the hidden meanings of everyday speech in her work by Pamela Z

East Bay Express, 06/15/22 Pamela Z Speaks Out: The multifaceted artist riffs on electronic music by Lou Fancher

The Millbrook Independent, 06/5/22 Five World Premieres from Next Festival at Music Mountain by Kevin T McEneaney

San Francisco Chronicle DATEBOOK, 05/18/22 Review: Soprano Julia Bullock reckons with race and art in a powerful vocal recital by Joshua  Kosman

Downbeat, 05/17/22 Ornette Coleman’s The Shape of Jazz Has Arrived by Herb Boyd

Sequenza 21, 04/8/22 Nadia Shpachenko Recital by Paul Muller

Il Manifesto, 03/5/22 Carbon Song Cycle, la danza racconta la natura in pericolo, A TEATRO. Con la prima europea della performance di Pamela Z, Pmce, e Francesca Pennini  by Francesca Pedroni

SFCV  San Francisco Classical Voice, 01/15/22 Sun in January: Nathalie Joachim and Pamela Z Bring Warmth Into 2022 by Tamzin Elliott

48 Hills, 01/3/22 Under the Stars: Can’t stop the music with Pamela Z by John-Paul Shiver

The Wire Magazine, 01/1/22 2021 REWIND: Top 50 Archive Releases of the Year, 21 Pamela Z ECHOLOCATION

The Wire Magazine, 01/1/22 2021 REWIND: Releases of the Year 1-50, 38 Pamela Z A Secret Code

New York Times, 12/30/21 5 Classical Music Albums to Hear Right Now by Seth Colter Walls

The Rehearsal Studio, 12/21/21 Month-by-Month Memories of 2021 by Stephen Smoliar

I Care If You Listen, 12/14/21, Editor’s Picks: 2021 New Music Albums by Amanda Cook

Deutschlandradio, 12/13/21 Third Coast Award für Simultaneous von Pamela Z by Paul Paulun

New Music Buff, 12/11/21 Solo Artist Pamela Z releases A Secret Code by Allan Cronin

The Quietus, 11/30/21 Pamela Z ECHOLOCATION by Vanessa Ague

The Quietus, 11/29/21 Rum Music For November Reviewed by Jennifer Lucy Allan

BandCamp Daily, 11/21/21 Pamela Z’s Echolocation Presents the Early Years of a New Music Innovator, Album of the Day by Andy Beta

MusicWorks, 11/21/21 Pamela Z: A Secret Code by Kathryn Knowles

Vinyl Factory VF, 11/5/21 Our 10 favourite new vinyl releases this week (5th November)

kathodik Webzine, 11/3/21, Pamela Z’s A Secret Code by Filippo Focosi

The Wire Magazine, 10/1/21 Soundcheck A-Z New CDs, vinyl, downloads, streams etc, Pamela Z A Secret Code by Miriam Rezaei

Art & Culture Maven, 09/28/21 Eclectic Innovative Vocalism | Pamela Z: A Secret Code (Neuma Records / June 18,  2021)

SFCV  San Francisco Classical Voice, 09/19/21 Slow Dissolve: What Lies Beyond the Classical/Popular Music Divide by Tamzin Elliott

Rebellious Magazine for Womewn, 08/30/21 Eighth Blackbird’s Lisa Kaplan Previews Chicago In Tune’s Grammy Legacies and Looking Ahead Concert by Laurie Fanelli

48 Hills, 08/2/21 Under The Stars: New music from the Umbrellas,  Fly Golden Eagle,  Pamela Z by John-Paul Shiver

New York Times, 07/29/21 5 Classical Albums to Hear Right Now by Seth Colter Walls

The Quietus, 07/26/21, Rum Music For July Reviewed by Jennifer Lucy Allan

The Rehearsal Studio, 07/8/21 A New Album from Pamela Z by Stephen Smoliar

San Francisco Examiner /, August 24, 2013 Pamela Z concludes her current ROOM Series with vibrating lips by Stephen Smoliar

San Francisco Classical Voice, August 4, 2013 Kronos Vitalizes Cabrillo by David Bratman

San Francisco Examiner /, July 27, 2013 The different sounds of voice at Pamela Z’s ROOM Series concert by Stephen Smoliar

San Francisco Examiner /, June 22, 2013 Pamela Z to continue her ROOM Series with four summer concerts by Stephen Smoliar

Post and Courier (Charleston, SC), May 28, 2013 Review: Pamela Z a good addition to festival offerings by Yiorgos Vassilandonakis

NewMusicBox, February 26, 2013 Kronos Quartet Wraps Residency with a San Francisco Celebration by Joshua Kosman

San Francisco Chronicle / SF Gate, February 22, 2013 Kronos Quartet Review: YBCA Finale by Joshua Kosman

San Francisco Examiner, February 22, 2013 The Kronos Quartet celebrates four composers, all based in San Francisco  by Stephen Smoliar

San Francisco Examiner, June 23, 2011 Review of Miya Masaoka & Pamela Z at Garden of Memory by Johnathon Bakan

Union-Tribune San Diego, April 9, 2009  Review of Fresh Sound Series at Sushi, with Lisle Ellis by George Varga

CUNY Graduate Advocate  Review of FOCUS! Festival by Naomi Perley Piedmont Post, July 2008 Review of The Pendulum at Royce Gallery by Jaime Robles

The Washington Post, May 2007 Review of Voci at GALA Theatre-Tivoli by Stephen Brookes)

Urban Journal, December 2006  Review of Wunderkabinet at Redcat by Jade Chang

Los Angeles Times, October 2006 Review of WUNDERKABINET at REDCAT by Josef Woodard

The Brooklyn Rail, September 2006  Review of Pamela Z at Symphony Space by Ellen Pearlman

Santa Barbara News-Press, June 5, 2006 Review of Pamela Z & Robin Cox Ensemble at Centre Stage by Josef Woodard

Santa Barbara News-Press, May 26, 2006 Feature article on Pamela Z by Josef Woodard

Los Angeles Times, March 2006 Review of Pamela Z at Cal State Fullerton by Mark Swed)

The Wire, May 2005 Review of “A Delay is Better”

The New York Times, October 30, 2004 Review of Voci by Anne Midgette

The New Yorker, November 1, 2004 Illustration and listing for Voci

New York Magazine, November 1, 2004 Pamela Z interview by Alicia Zuckermaan

New York Press, October 27, 2004 Preview of Voci by Molly Sheridan

San Jose Mercury News, June 18, 2002 Feature Article by Andrew Gilbert

San Francisco Classical Voice, September 28, 2001 Review of Persistence

San Francisco Bay Guardian, May 23, 2001 Review of Gaijin

Asian Week, May 25-31, 2001 Review of Gaijin, November, 2001 Review of Immersion

Westdeutsche Zeitung, August 17, 2000 Review of Pamela Z & Peter Kowald

MUSICWORKS, Spring 2000 Pamela Z interview by Kathy Kennedy

Theater Magazine, Winter 2000 Pamela Z interview by Tom Sellar

San Francisco Classical Voice, 2000 Review of SF Electronic Music Festival by Ken Durling

Westdeutsche Zeitung, Oct, 16, 1998 Review of Pamela Z at Pina Bausch Festival

San Francisco Bay Guardian, Sept. 23-29, 1998 Article on1998 Goldie Awards

The Village VOICE, June 2, 1998 Review of Bang on a Can Commssion

Electronic Musician, Sept. 1997 Article on Pamela Z by Bean

Giornale di Sicilia, August 17, 1997 Critic’s Choice

West Magazine, Winter. 1996-97 SFAI Article by John Weber, Curator SFMOMA

San Francisco Chronicle DATEBOOK, Dec 13, 1995 Review of Pamela Z with the Comtemporary Music Players)

San Francisco Chronicle DATEBOOK, Jan 28, 1995 Review of PZ in Earling Wold Opera

MicroTimes June 28, 1993 Review of “Dream Encoding” at Mac Expo,

Houston Chronicle, Feb 4, 1992 Review of “SonicWorks” at DiverseWorks

Westword, July 18-24, 1990 Review by Nancy Clegg