Cited by The Washington Post as “one of the top 35 female composers in classical music,” LAURA KAMINSKY’s works are “full of fire as well as ice, contrasting dissonance and violence with tonal beauty and meditative reflection. It is strong stuff.” (American Record Guide). Hometown to the World (librettist Kimberly Reed; Santa Fe Opera) and Finding Wright (librettist Andrea Fellows Fineberg; Dayton Opera) premiere in 2021. 2019-20 Composer Mentor for Washington National Opera’s American Opera Initiative, Kaminsky teaches composition at Purchase College Conservatory of Music /SUNY. Scores: Bill Holab Music. Recordings: Albany, Bridge, BSS, Cedille, CRI, Capstone, Mode, MSR.