Dr. Lauren Bernofsky

Instructor of Music Composition, Interlochen Arts Camp

Music Director, Musical Arts Youth Organization

D.M.A., Composition, Boston University; M.M., Composition, New England Conservatory; B.A., Composition and Violin Performance, The Hartt School

Lauren Bernofsky has written over a hundred works, including solo, chamber, and choral music, as well as larger-scale works for orchestra, film, musical, opera, and ballet. With performances spanning the world, her music has been described as "a fantastic balance between the emotional and intellectual; technical and lyrical side of 21st Century composition."

She is the recipient of grants from The National Foundation for the Advancement of the Arts, The American Music Center, and The American Composers Forum and has been commissioned by Reimagining Opera for Kids, Drumpetello, The Del Mar Trio, The Holyoke Civic Symphony, The South Shore Conservatory, Sinfonia Calcania of Boston, and The Harford Ballet.

Her music is published by FJH, Hal Leonard, Grand Mesa, Balquhidder Music, Fatrock Ink, Theodore Presser, Alfred, and Boosey & Hawkes, and her works can be heard on the Polarfonia, Emeritus, Music to My Ears, Blue Griffin, and Albany labels.