Meet the composers

The composers chosen are representative of the country at large, celebrating American diversity and creativity. Each state is represented by one composer.

composers by name

Angélica Negrón

San Juan, Puerto Rico

Ave del paraíso

for violin, cello and harp

Reena Esmail

Los Angeles, CA

Work for two harps

Michael Ippolito

Tampa, FL

Mythos for solo harp, world premiere
Performed live in Tampa, FL in March 2022

Aaron Holloway-Nahum

Chicago, IL

Everything Around Me is Crying to Be Gone for two harps and ensemble

Jerod Tate

Norman, OK

Work for harp and cello