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Hailed by Lukas Foss as “a master composer,”
Lauren Bernofsky has written over a hundred works,
including solo, chamber, and choral music, as
well as larger-scale works for orchestra, film,
musical, opera, and ballet. With performances
spanning the world, her music has been described
as "a fantastic balance between the emotional
and intellectual; technical and lyrical side of
21st Century composition."
She holds a master's degree in composition from
the New England Conservatory and a doctorate in
composition from Boston University. She has taught
as a professor at the Peabody Institute.
Bernofsky has received numerous grants from institutions
including The National Foundation for the Advancement
of the Arts, The American Music Center, and The
American Composers Forum. She has been honored
with a Longfellow Chorus Award of Distinction
and an Excellence in Composition Award from the
Brass Chamber Music Forum. Her compositions have
been commissioned by The Del Mar Trio, The Holyoke
Civic Symphony, The Litchfield County Children's
Choir, The South Shore Conservatory, Sinfonia
Calcania of Boston, The Harford Ballet, and Roundabout
Opera for Kids.
Her music has been performed across the United
States as well as in England, Wales, Canada, Germany,
Norway, Iceland, Spain, Korea, New Zealand, Australia,
and The Netherlands.
Lauren Bernofsky's music can be heard on the
Polarfonia, Emeritus, Music to My Ears, and Albany
Additional information can be found at www.laurenbernofsky.com.
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