New Music at Carnegie Hall: Carnegie Hall Commissions
About The Composers

Paola Prestini

Paola Prestini
Carnegie Hall Commissions

Paola Prestini is director of the non-profit multimedia collective VisionIntoArt, which has commissioned countless emerging artists and has performed worldwide since 1999. Prestini’s music has been commissioned and performed by Concert Artists Guild, ETHEL, WNYC, New York City Opera, the Tucson Symphony Orchestra, and Kronos Quartet; performed in Carnegie Hall, the Whitney Museum of American Art, and Joe’s Pub in New York City; and in such festivals as Etnafest in Italy and the Belgrade Music Festival in Serbia. She is the recipient of numerous awards from organizations such as ASCAP, AMC, and NYSCA. Her music is released on Tzadik. She is a Paul and Daisy Soros Fellow and a graduate of The Juilliard School.

Bio current as of February 2010