October 27, 1980 –
Missy Mazzoli is a successful composer whose music has been performed by many major artists including the Kronos Quartet, eighth blackbird, Emanuel Ax, the New York City Opera, the LA Philharmonic, and many more. She recently founded Luna Lab, a mentorship program for young female composers. Missy is also a performer. She plays piano and often performs with Victoire, a band she founded in 2008 that focuses on performing her works.