Now at Copland House
GABRIELLA SMITH is a composer from the San Francisco Bay Area whose upcoming performances included those by the Bang on a Can All-Stars, Aizuri Quartet, ZOFO, Latitude49, and Gabriel Cabezas and the New York Youth Symphony. Her music has been performed throughout the U.S. and internationally by eighth blackbird, the Cabrillo Festival Orchestra conducted by Marin Alsop, and PRISM Quartet, among others. She is the recipient of the 2014 ASCAP Leo Kaplan Award, three ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composer Awards, and a Theodore Presser Foundation Award, and won the American Modern Ensemble Ninth Annual Composition Competition. A graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music, she is currently a Curtis 2015-16 Artist Fellow, dedicating a citizen-artist year of national service in the Philadelphia region. She is also a Doctoral candidate at Princeton. When not composing, she can be found backpacking (and playing trail songs on her ukulele along the way), birding, playing capoeira, or working on small-scale organic farms around the world.