[ Composers ]

Hannah Lash

Prize-winning composer Hannah Lash received the ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composer Award, a Charles Ives Scholarship from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, a Fromm Foundation Commission, a fellowship from Yaddo Artist Colony, the Naumburg Prize, the Barnard Rogers Prize and the Bernard and Rose Sernoffsky Prize. She has received commissions from The Fromm Foundation, The Naumburg Foundation, The Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival, Aspen Music Festival, Duo, Case Western Reserve’s University Circle Wind Ensemble and the Aspen Contemporary Ensemble among others.

Her orchestral music has been singled out by the American Composers Orchestra for the 2010 Underwood New Music Readings with Furthermore, and by the Minnesota Orchestra which selected her work God Music Bug Music for performance in January 2012 as part of the Minnesota Composers Institute. Her chamber opera, Blood Rose, was presented by New York City Opera’s VOX in the spring of 2011. Lash’s music has also been performed at Carnegie Hall, the Chelsea Art Museum, Harvard University, Tanglewood Music Center and the Chicago Art Institute.

Her primary teachers include Martin Bresnick, Bernard Rands, Julian Anderson, and Robert Morris. Her music is published by Schott. Lash serves on the composition faculty at Yale School of Music.