Laura Jobin-Acosta is a motivated composer and soprano whose emotionally driven work explores strange harmony in familiar atmospheres. She recently graduated with her Masters in Classical Composition from SUNY Purchase Conservatory of Music where she studied with Laura Kaminsky and Kamala Sankaram. Laura is eager to use her musical voice through meaningful projects in the real world.
After a career in singing Laura realized her compositional skills by attending the Walden Creative Musicians Retreat in 2017 where she wrote a piece for the Mivos Quartet which was premiered. While still in graduate school, Laura was asked by Calvary-St. George Episcopal Church in Manhattan to set the Seven Last Words of Christ.
Laura’s unique perspective as a singer is reflected in her music, which can be described as beautiful, weird, and full of dialogue. As a soprano, Laura has significant singing experience in New York City where she resides, as well as internationally including Germany, Israel, and Austria. Laura is an advocate for performing new music and participates regularly as a singer in new works.