Amy Scurria is a composer of orchestral, choral, chamber, and operatic works. The press has said she writes with a “powerful, musically poetic language” (Boston Musical Intelligencer), “her artistic personality is quite mature” … and “a tremendous technique infuses the music, but Scurria never uses it to cover up a paucity of ideas. She’s an honest workman – the real goods.” She is a “young composer with something to say” (Classical Net).
Securing her first commission by age 19 and her first orchestral premiere by 24, Amy Scurria quickly became one of the premiere up and coming composers of her time. Her music has been performed around the world. She believes that “Music is a powerful and unusual language that, when spoken authentically, can reach the deepest part of the human spirit."