Luna Lab Meets LACO

Virtual Event

Premiered on February 11

The program includes eight world premieres by the 2019/20 Luna Composition Lab Fellows Olivia Bennett, KiMani Bridges, Madeline Clara Cheng, Ebunoluwa Oguntola, and Sage Shurman, with the Luna Lab Meets LACO participants Anya Lagman, Chloe Villamayor and Emily Webster-Zuber.

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This partnership and recording was made possible by Santa Monica/Westside Legacy Fund for Women and Girls.


World Premiere

Anya Lagman


10 minutes Learn More
World Premiere

Sage Shurman


5 minutes Learn More
World Premiere

KiMani Bridges

The Flower

10 minutes
World Premiere

Olivia Bennett


6 minutes Learn More


Luna Lab, founded in 2016 by 2018 GRAMMY Award-nominee Missy Mazzoli and 2019 Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Ellen Reid with Kaufman Music Center, addresses the gender imbalance in the field of classical music by providing aspiring female-identifying, non-binary and gender non-conforming composers ages 12 -18 with a year of one-on-one mentorship, performance opportunities and high-quality recordings of their works.