Los Angeles native Jane Meenaghan (age 21) explores spiritual philosophy and states of consciousness through works that incorporate electronics and theatrical elements. Under the tutelage of Andrew Norman, Jane is a junior studying theology and music composition at Columbia and Juilliard as a dual-degree student. Having received awards from ASCAP, BMI, and National YoungArts, Jane has worked with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, International Contemporary Ensemble, Seattle Symphony, Lyris Quartet, HOCKET, and members of New World Symphony, Houston Symphony, and Orlando Philharmonic. She is an alumnus of Hear Now Festival, National Young Composers Challenge, and NextNotes Awards. Jane is also preparing for a Carnegie Hall debut with American Composers Orchestra and collaborations with Bergamot Quartet.