Niloufar Nourbakhsh

Stone Composer Fellow

Described as “stark” by WNPR and “darkly lyrical” by The New York Times, a winner of the Second International Hildegard competition and a 2019 recipient of OPERA America’s Discovery Grant, Niloufar Nourbakhsh’s music has been performed at numerous festivals and venues including Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, and the Kennedy Center. A founder and director of Iranian Female Composers Association, Nourbakhsh is a strong advocate of music education. She is currently a Teaching Artist Associate for composition students of N.Y. Philharmonic’s Young Composers program and teaches piano at Brooklyn Music School.