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Gity Razaz

Gity Razaz: The Metamorphosis of Narcissus

Gity Razaz, Composer

Gity Razaz, Composer

Gity Razaz

Gity Razaz’s music ranges from concert solo pieces to large symphonic works.  Gity is an active collaborator involved in projects across disciplines from modern dance to electro-acoustic sonic landscapes with music commissioned and performed by Moirae Ensemble, VisionIntoArt, Metropolis Ensemble, National Ballet School of Canada, Albany Symphony Orchestra, Copland House, Juilliard Symphony Orchestra, New York Choreographic Institute, American Festival for the Arts, Amsterdam Cello Biennale, and Sirius String Quartet among others. 

Gity’s numerous national and international awards include the 2013 Jerome Foundation award, the Libby Larsen Prize in the New Music Competition, Juilliard Composers’ Orchestra Competition, three ASCAP awards, Juilliard’s Palmer Dixon Award for the outstanding composition of the year in 2010 and 2012, and recognition from the Brian Israel Composition Prize, Margaret Blackburn Memorial Competition, and the League of Composers. In addition to writing her music, Gity also devotes time to teaching piano, composition, and theory both privately and at New Jersey’s Ramapo College, as well as leading master classes nationally. Gity attended The Juilliard School, earning a BA and MA in composition.