• She touches the soul
    and invigorates the brain at the same time.

    I love her work.

    John Corigliano

  • A sultry excursion into lyricism.

    The New York Times

  • Lucas’s Garden appeals with its directness of expression and its unique, varied language, conveying a thoroughly original sense of happiness in music.

    Cleveland Classical


Amanda Harberg is a composer and pianist whose work communicates on emotional, spiritual and intellectual levels. With music described by the New York Times as “a sultry excursion into lyricism,” Harberg weaves her deep admiration for the classical tradition together with contemporary influences to create a distinctively personal style.

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Suite for Wind Quintet

This recording features Harberg’s Suite for Wind Quintet performed by the Dorian Wind Quintet, who commissioned the work in 2017. The Dorian Quintet premiered the suite at Bargemusic in New York City, in 2017.

Clarinet Sonata

This recording features the Asian premiere of Harberg’s Clarinet Sonata, performed by clarinetist YaoGuang Zhai and pianist Jou-Ching Huang at the 8th International Clarinet Festival in Taichung, Taiwan, 2019. YaoGuang Zhai later premiered the concerto version at the 2021 International Clarinet Convention.

Concerto for Viola and Orchestra

Harberg’s critically acclaimed Concerto for Viola and Orchestra was commissioned by violist Brett Deubner. The concerto has been performed widely around the world. This Naxos recording of the second movement is with the Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra and viola soloist Brett Deubner, directed by Linus Lerner.

Aria for Flute, Clarinet and Piano

This recording is with flutist Erica Peel, clarinetist Paul Demers, and Harberg at the piano. Aria is both a stand-alone piece and the middle movement of Crossroads. A version of Aria also exists with flute, English horn and piano. Sheet music available soon directly from the composer.

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