Skip to main content

Search NYU Steinhardt

Thumbnail

Alba S. Torremocha

Adjunct Professor & Scoring Admin

Music and Performing Arts Professions

Alba S. Torremocha is an award-winning composer, conductor, and multi-instrumentalist. She blends contemporary instrumental textures and effortless melodies to create vibrant and compelling musical atmospheres. Her concert pieces have been premiered around the world, and her soundtracks for film and video games keep receiving critical acclaim.

Coming from a background in classical composition and orchestration, she studied violin, composition, and conducting in Europe. She graduated from the prestigious Musikene Conservatoire (Spain) as the valedictorian of her class and later graduated with honors from NYU with a masters in Music Theory and Composition with a concentration in Scoring for Film and Multimedia.

She has been honored by Rotary International with the Prize Main Protagonist of Tomorrow along with the JOSCS Symphony Orchestra, and she’s a recipient of the Billy Joel Scholarship and the Elmer Bernstein Award. In 2016, she won the Residency of the NYU Symphony and her piece “Serendipia” was premiered at Symphony Space (NYC) under the baton of Constantine Kitsopoulos. Alba combines her work as a conductor and adjunct professor at NYU with various projects in the classical, film, game, and VR industry.

Courses Taught at NYU:
MPATC-GE 2024 - Seminar in Composition: Advanced Scoring Toolkit
MPATC-GE 2020 - Advanced Orchestration
MPATC-GE 2131 - Conducting Foundations
MPATC-UE 1092​​​​​​​ - Recital

Private Composition Lessons

Programs

Screen Scoring

Learn to write music for today’s media industry through rigorous course work, collaborations with schools throughout NYU, and recording opportunities.