Elizabeth Anne Comninellis is a composer, singer, and pianist. She is currently pursuing a doctorate in music composition at the University of Texas at Austin where she studies with Yevgeniy Sharlat and Russell Pinkston. She holds a master's degree in music composition from the University of Colorado- Boulder, and a bachelor's degree in music composition, with emphasis in vocal and piano performance, from the University of Missouri- Kansas City.
Ms. Comninellis is a recipient of the Kent Kennan Fellowship at the University of Texas. Her percussion trio, “Bringing in the Boat”, was chosen for the Women Composers of Hartford's 2015 international score call. She is also the recipient of the Edward J. Levy Graduate Composition Prize for her song cycle “a man said to the universe…”
Ms. Comninellis has studied with many acclaimed composers of modern art music, among them Chen Yi, Zhou Long, Carter Pan and Dan Kellogg.
She is also active as a teacher and performer. She currently holds a studio in voice and piano at the Orpheus Academy of Music in Austin, TX.
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