• 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

Welcome

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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Latest Highlights

Philadelphia Orchestra gives world premiere of Harberg Piccolo Concerto, with soloist Erica Peel, conducted by Maestro Yannick Nézet-Séguin. Watch a preview.

Album Release- July 31!  Harambee: The Power of Sisterhood, with flutist Julietta Curenton, composer/pianist Amanda Harberg, and composer/pianist Evelyn Simpson-Curenton

Harberg Bassoon Sonata to receive world premiere at the International Double Reed Society 2021 Convention with Adrian Morejon, bassoonist and Harberg at the piano.

Piccolo Concerto  to receive National Flute Association premiere at the Gala Concerto Concert on Saturday August 14, with Erica Peel and the Philadelphia Orchestra, conducted by Maestro Yannick Yannick Nézet-Séguin

Mementos for flute and guitar to receive world premiere at the National Flute Convention, Thursday August 12 with the Cline/Cuestas Duo

Fever Dreams to receive National Flute Association premiere on Thursday August 12 with Pamela Stahel, Nicola Mazzanti and Marta Rossi

International Clarinet Association “Clarinetfest” and the International Horn Society 53 will each present the Aspen Winds performing Harberg’s Suite for Wind Quintet

Amanda Harberg on the Radio

Listen to a recent radio show exploring Amanda Harberg’s music.

The National Flute Association presents Amanda Harberg’s Prayer Project

Intended to uplift and bring friends and collaborators together through music during the time of Covid-19, this virtual flute orchestra arrangement of Harberg’s Prayer was conducted by Masetra JoAnn Falletta and performed by 95 flutists from around the world, alongside harp and percussion.

Harberg is the recipient of a 2020 New Jersey Council on the Arts Individual Artist Fellowship Award

Harberg is the recipient of a 2021 National Flute Association Newly Published Music Award for The Prayer Project, and of two Newly Published Music Awards in 2020 for her her Sonata for Piccolo and Piano and for her Suite for Wind Quintet.

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.

Lucas’s Garden

In this live-streamed performance, musicians from the New World Symphony give the premiere of Lucas’s Garden for clarinet, violin, cello and piano in April 2021.

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.

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