Composers Conference

The Composers Conference is delighted to welcome and introduce our Advisory Board. Consisting of an array of exceptional artists and creative minds who are active in the world of new music, the Advisory Board will assist Artistic Director Kurt Rohde in helping make the Conference a more creatively compassionate, ethical, nurturing and dynamic space.

Yi Chen – composer, educator, advocate; University of Missouri-Kansas City, Conservatory of Music

Billy Childs – composer, performers, producer; President, Chamber Music America

Emily Koh – composer, performer, educator, advocate; Hugh Hodgson School of Music, University of Georgia

Hiroya Miura – composer, performer, conductor, educator; Bates College, Department of Music

Cathy White O’Rourke – performer, producer; President of the Board, Kaufman Center/Merkin Hall

Gabriela Ortiz – composer, curator, advocate; Mexican University of Mexico City, Department of Music

David Sanford – composer, director, educator; Mount Holyoke College, Department of Music

Tina Tallon – composer, educator, archivist, researcher; Harvard University, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study

Augusta Read Thomas Рcomposer, educator, advocate, producer; University of Chicago, Department of Music

Shalini Vijayan – violinist, chamber musician & soloist, advocate; Lyris Quartet, Brightwork