Liza Sobel

Composer and Soprano

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Recent News:


December 2013

-Liza was accepted by the Aldeburgh Festival’s Britten-Pears Young Artist Programme for their English Song Project.  She will attend the festival in March 2014.


-Liza’s Trio for Flute, Violin, and Piano won University of Texas at Austin’s call for scores for their Graduate Association of Music & Musicians conference.  Her piece will be performed in March 2014.



July 2013

-Liza’s Requiem for female choir, chamber orchestra, and soprano soloist won in the 2013 American Prize in the choral division.  Click here to read the announcement:


-Liza’s “Allusions of the Piano” was a finalist in the 2013 American Prize in the orchestral division and “Buzzing and Barely Contained” was a semi-finalist in the chamber division.



May 2013

-The NJ Composers’ Guild has commissioned Liza to compose a 10-15 minute piece for the Cygnus Ensemble.  Performance details will be announced.  For more information about the Cygnus Ensemble, click here.


-Liza’s Requiem for female choir, chamber orchestra, and soprano soloist was a finalist in the 2013 BMI Student Composers’ Awards.


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March 2013

-Liza was accepted by Bowdoin’s International Music Festival as a composition student, studying with Derek Bermel this summer.  She will also be a resident assistant.


-Liza was selected to present at Verdi’s Third Century: Italian Opera Today conference hosted by New York University from October 9 through October 13, 2013.  She will present her paper discussing Verdi’s Ave Maria sulla scala enigmatica.