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About Laura

Laura Jobin-Acosta is a composer with a focus on Puerto Rican culture & positive stories. OPERA America IDEA Resident Opera Composer at the National Opera Center, 2021-2022. Finalist in BMP: Next Gen as part of Beth Morrison Projects, 2021. Art song commissions from Opera on Tap, Five Boroughs Music Festival & On Site Opera. Current opera projects: The Curious Lady of Lyme Regis, a short opera film about paleontologist Mary Anning & La Alcaldesa, a full-length opera about Puerto Rico's Doña Felisa Rincón de Gautier, the first female mayor in San Juan. Other large work includes The Seven Last Words of Christ, a chamber oratorio for soloists and choir. Upcoming commissions from Brick Church in Manhattan, Ensemble Pi, & Canterbury Choral Society. Professional singing experience expands internationally; regular performer of new and classic work in NYC. BM in Classical Voice from Denver University, MM in Classical Composition from SUNY Purchase Conservatory of Music.