SILSBEE received degrees from Radcliffe, Syracuse, and her DMA
from Cornell. She wrote for a variety of media and was commissioned by several
organizations, including the Gregg Smith Singers, Colgate University Chorus,
the Syracuse Vocal Ensemble, Elmira Symphony, Ithaca Opera, and others. Her
works have been recorded on CRI, Northeastern, and Spectrum by such
distinguished artists as the Boston Musica Viva, Gregg Smith Singers, the
Society for New Music, and David Burge. In May 1991 Ms. Silsbee traveled to
China for performances and lectures.