Sage Shurman (age 17) is a composer and pianist from Pasadena, California. Amongst other accolades, she is a 2022 winner of the ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composer Awards and National YoungArts Awards. Sage studied privately with Ian Krouse at UCLA and spent three years as a fellow in the Los Angeles Philharmonic Nancy and Barry Sanders Composer Fellowship Program. Sage has had her work performed by ensembles including the LA Phil, members of the LACO, Sandbox Percussion, ICE, and Triple Helix. Recently, she has been commissioned by Hub New Music, the Taos Chamber Music Group, and the Cincinnati May Festival. Sage is currently in her first year at Harvard University.