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LunART LIVE is designed to explore the many facets of women in the arts with outstanding guest speakers, and engage in live online Q&A with experts in the field.


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A Conversation with Stacy Garrop, Composer
FRI, OCT 8 at 12 PM CT

Join us for an engaging conversation with Dr. Stacy Garrop, the LunART 2022 Composer-in-Residence. Learn more about her creative journey and thought process behind the musical expression.

This is a conversation you don't want to miss!

Dr. Stacy Garrop is an award-winning, nationally recognized freelance American composer and lecturer whose music is centered on dramatic and lyrical storytelling. Her catalog covers a wide range of genres with works for orchestra, opera, oratorio, wind ensemble, choir, art song, and chamber ensembles. She has received the Arts and Letters Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, Barlow Prize, three Barlow Endowment commissions, and a Fromm Music Foundation grant.

Notable commissions include The Battle for the Ballot for the Cabrillo Festival Orchestra, Goddess Triptych for the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, Glorious Mahalia for the Kronos Quartet, The Transformation of Jane Doe for Chicago Opera Theater, Give Me Hunger for Chanticleer, and My Dearest Ruth for voice and piano with text by the husband of the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Theodore Presser Company publishes her works. Her music is frequently recorded by Cedille Records, with works commercially available on several additional labels. Dr. Garrop was the inaugural Emerging Opera Composer for Chicago Opera Theater’s Vanguard Program (2018-2020), and served as Composer-in-Residence with the Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra, funded by New Music USA and the League of American Orchestras (2016-2019). For more information, please visit her website at

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