Mills College


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Mills College,

at Oakland, Calif.; for women; est. 1852 as the Young Ladies' Seminary at Benicia, Calif., moved 1871, chartered as Mills College 1885. The first women's college in the Far West, it has programs in English literature and creative writing, foreign languages and cultures, fine arts, social sciences, natural sciences, and mathematics. It is noted for its fine arts department; other resources include the Center for Contemporary Music and the Children's School.
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In 2008, she enrolled in an electronic music MFA program at Mills College in Oakland, and devoted the next two years to re-imagining her craft primarily as a sensual call-and-response between fluted breath and a MacBook Pro.
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After graduating Mills College in Oakland, California, Ott studied in New York City with Moriz Rosenthal--the last living pupil of Franz Liszt--and Sascha Gorondnitzky, assistant to Russian pianists Josef and Rosina Lhevinne.