800,000+ Fans and Followers:      
Search Jobs | Submit News
Wednesday, November 11, 2020

12-Year Old to Become Youngest Composer of New York City Orchestra

Grace Moore, 12-year old composer

New York, NY — Grace Moore, a 12-year old girl from New York, has made history as one of the youngest composers to join the New York City Philharmonic Orchestra.

Moore, who is a seventh-grade student at Poly Prep in Dyker Heights, is also enrolled in the organization’s Very Young Composers program. There, participants from the age of 8 are taught to create music.

The composition that Moore created for the program made a world premiere in a live performance by the NY Philharmonic in October.

Moore, who started showing her passion for music at the age of 2 when her mother gave her a piano, has showcased extraordinary talent.

Moreover, Moore hopes that as a woman of color, she can inspire others to create and appreciate music.

“I hope everyone follows their hobbies and do what they love,” Moore told PIX11.




Get the Latest Black News and Press Releases In Your Email FREE


Your Email Address Here