Joanne Forman

Joanne Forman is the composer of seven one-act operas, orchestral and choral music, chamber music; song cycles to poetry of (among others) cummings, Lorca, Rilke, Pasternak; music for children. She has been the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts composer's fellowship, and was one of six selected from a field of 200 to work with the Pulitzer-Prize winning composer Dr. Robert Ward at the Atlantic Center for the Arts in Florida. A thirty-year resident of Taos, she is currently Resident Composer for Soundscapes, the Taos-based chamber music group, and for the Taos Jewish Center.