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Hear her music: Young female composers set their course

April 27, 2021 @ 7:00 pm

FREE concert tonight at 7, streamed thereafter: Facebook & YouTube


Musicians from Kaufman Music Center and across New York City premiere works by the 2020-21 Luna Composition Lab Fellows: Vera Gjaja, Alisha HengJordan Millar, Zola Saadi-Klein, Azalea Twining and Marina Zurita McKinnon. This is a  FREE concert streamed on Facebook & YouTube

Meet the talented young composers here: https://www.kaufmanmusiccenter.org/luna-lab/meet-the-fellows/

A national mentorship program founded by 2018 Grammy nominee Missy Mazzoli and 2018 Pulitzer Prize winner Ellen Reid with Kaufman Music Center in 2016, Luna Lab is “changing the playing field by providing mentorship and exposure to teen-age female, non-binary, and gender nonconforming composers” (The New Yorker). The event will include interviews and Q&As with the Fellows and mentors.


ZOLA SAADI-KLEIN  –  Zafaran va Anar
JORDAN MILLAR  –  Masquerade
VERA GJAJA  –  Quadricycle
ALISHA HENG  –  Cogito
AZALEA TWINING  –  Under Her Voices

The performers include the Advanced Chamber Ensemble and Advanced Jazz Ensemble from KMC’s Face the Music program, a piano trio and percussion quartet from KMC’s Special Music School High School, the Manhattan School of Music Precollege Woodwind Ensemble, and a string quartet from The Juilliard School’s Pre-College Division.


April 27, 2021
7:00 pm
Classical Voice North America