NYCC Composer Profile

Peri Mauer

Native New Yorker PERI MAUER has written works for solo instruments, chamber ensembles, orchestra, and theater. Her music has received performances in Bargemusic's Here and Now Winter and Labor Day Festivals, Women Composers Festival of Hartford,  Gamper Festival of Contemporary Music in Bowdoin, ME, Concrete Timbre New Music Series, Music With A View Festival at the Flea Theater for which she also served as cellist and conductor, Composers Concordance Composers Play Composers Festival, New York Composers Circle Concerts of New Music, among many others. She is the recipient of ASCAP Plus Awards, commissions to write orchestral works for the New York Repertory Orchestra, Jackson Heights Orchestra, and LaGuardia High School Symphonic Band, and was honored to be a featured composer in the 2017 Composers Now Festival. Her music has been played in Marvin Rosen's award winning Classical Discoveries radio program, broadcast from the studios of WPRB Princeton NJ. She holds degrees from Manhattan School of Music and Bard College, and attended LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts (the "Fame" school). Scholastic awards include a National Collegiate Music Prize and membership into Pi Kappa Lambda, the National Honor Society of Music. Also a professional cellist, she has worked with such groups as American Symphony Orchestra, Encompass New Opera Theater, Radio City Music Hall Orchestra, Darmstadt Ensemble, NYU Contemporary Players, American Chamber Opera, Manhattan Chamber Players, Playwrights Horizons, to name just a few, and can be seen playing her cello in the Golden Globe and Creative Arts Emmy Award winning Amazon TV series Mozart in the Jungle.


Member since 2010

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