During the 2019–2020 season, Luna Composition Lab Fellows were mentored by composers Reena Esmail, Kristin Kuster, Tamar Muskal, Ellen Reid and Gity Razaz.
The 2019–2020 season featured an online festival held in April, 2020. Fellows participated in masterclasses with composers Sarah Hennies, Caroline Shaw, and Nathalie Joachim; violinist Jennifer Koh; and harpist Ashley Jackson; and experienced workshops with leaders in the arts from G. Schirmer, Inc., Calliope PR, The Metropolitan Opera, The Kennedy Center, National Sawdust, OneBeat and more.
Above left: 2019-20 Fellows, Mentors, and Staff during the online festival
Above right: Presentation by harpist Ashley Jackson during the online festival
Luna Composition Lab partnered with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra to launch Luna Lab with LACO in 2020, which provided mentorship and performance opportunities to young female-identifying, non-binary, and gender nonconforming composers from Southern California throughout Spring 2020. More details.