Gity Razaz
2017-18, 2018-19, 2019-20, 2020-21
Past Fellowship Mentor

Hailed by the New York Times as “ravishing and engulfing,” Gity Razaz’s music ranges from concert solo pieces to opera and large symphonic works. Gity’s music has been commissioned and performed by Seattle Symphony, Atlanta Symphony, Washington National Opera, Houston Grand Opera, National Sawdust, Philadelphia Chamber Music Society, cellist Jeffrey Zeigler, Canada’s National Ballet School, Albany Symphony Orchestra, Juilliard Symphony Orchestra, American Composers Orchestra among many others. Her compositions have earned numerous awards from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Jerome Foundation, the International Search for New Music Competition, and ASCAP, to name a few. Gity attended The Juilliard School on full scholarship, and received her Bachelor and Master of Music in Composition under the tutelage of John Corigliano, Samuel Adler, and Robert Beaser.