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Gemma Peacocke is an Aotearoa, New Zealand-born, Brooklyn-based composer. She has a particular interest in cross-art form and multimedia projects. Her first album, Waves & Lines, which features poems by Afghan women, was released in New Amsterdam in March 2019. Gemma is co-founder of the Kinds of Kings composer collective which is focused on amplifying and advocating for under-heard voices in classical music. Gemma has been commissioned by the Auckland Philharmonic, Rochester Philharmonic, Third Coast Percussion, PUBLIQuartet, Bang on a Can, Rubiks Collective, Stroma, and Alarm Will Sound.


Currently teaching:

MPATC-UE 1088 / MPATC-GE 2088 Orchestration I



Screen Scoring

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

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