In April, 2019 Janice Misurell-Mitchell was awarded an Artists Fellowship by the Illinois Arts Council, for $15,000, as unrestricted funds.


Thursday, April 9, 2020
“Freedom From and Freedom To”
An Evening of Dance, Music and Improvisation
Curated by Crystal Sabbagh
Elastic Arts
3429 W Diversey Ave. #208
Chicago, IL 60647
Admission: $10

Weds. April 15, 6pm
“Fresh Ayers” Event: The Mental Traveler
Reading by WJT Mitchell
The Mental Traveler
Performance by Janice Misurell-Mitchell
The Light that Burns, for voice/flute
Seminary Co-op Bookstore
5751 S. Woodlawn Ave.
Chicago, IL 60637
Admission free

Saturday, April 18, 2020, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Chicago Flute Club Member Showcase
Performance of The Light that Burns, and Una voce perduta
First United Methodist Church
418 W. Touhy Ave, Park Ridge, IL 60068
Admission free with membership, or as guest of a member

Quarantine Performances

Wednesday, May 13, 2020, 7-10pm
Hothouse Global: Chicago Experimental – A Bold Three-Part Program of Accomplished Composers in a Stylistically Diverse Showcase of Contemporary Chicago Music
with Dave Rempis, Janice Misurell-Mitchell and Charles Rumback’s Fast Shadows
Janice Misurell-Mitchell, 7:45pm – 8:45pm or

Chicago Flute Club Members Showcase, May, 2020: Stay tuned!

Recent Comissions

Resistant Noise, commissioned by the Ear Taxi Festival for performance on October 11, 2020

Recent Performances of Music by Janice Misurell-Mitchell

Friday, February 21, 2020, 10:30am
Splice Festival, Miami University
Concert 2
Karawane, for voice/alto flute and electronics, JM-M, voice/alto flute
Souers Recital Hall, Center for Performing Arts
420 South Patterson Avenue
Oxford, OH, 45056
Admission free

March 2 – 20, 2020
Ragdale Foundation Residency
Lake Forest, IL

Saturday, January 25, 2020
6:30pm, talk; 7:30pm, concert
Chicago Composers Orchestra
New Works for Jazz-rock Ensemble and Orchestra
JM-M, Commission for CCO, Aurisons
Ganz Hall at Roosevelt University
430 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60605
Tickets: $15, $20, $30

Monday, January 20, 2020, 7:00pm
6Degrees Composers
“Embracing the Spirit – the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.”
Janice Misurell-Mitchell, Mamiwata, for solo marimba, John Corkill, marimba
Una voce perduta:, in memoriam, Ted Shen, for solo alto flute
JM-M, alto flute
Grace Place Episcopal Church
537 S. Dearborn St.
Chicago, IL 60605
Admission free, reception follows the concert

Sunday, January 19, 2020, 2:00pm – 5:00pm
New Music at the Green Mill Series
Janice Misurell-Mitchell, Scat/Rap Counterpoint
JM-M, voice, Ernie Adams, percussion
The Green Mill
4802 N Broadway, Chicago, IL 60640
Admission: $5.00

Thursday, December 12, 2019, 9:00PM
“Freedom From and Freedom To”
An Evening of Dance, Music and Improvisation
Curated by Crystal Sabbagh
Elastic Arts
3429 W Diversey Ave. #208
Chicago, IL 60647
Admission: $10

Tuesday, December 3, 2019, 7:30pm
Chicago Soundings
Profaning the Sacred, for voice/flute/alto flute and bass clarinet/clarinet
Texts by Allen Ginsberg and Regie Gibson
JM-M, voice/flutes and Eric Mandat, clarinets
Queen of Angels Catholic Church
2330 W Sunnyside Ave.
Chicago, IL 60625
Admission Free


Music for chamber ensemble and voices based on phrases and ideas from Jacques Attali’s Noise

Teaching – SAIC: Music, Voice and Text; Music and the Political