Erin Busch

Erin Busch

Fifth Year Graduate Student in Composition

103 Lerner Center

Erin Busch is a composer and cellist residing in Philadelphia, where she is currently Ph.D candidate in composition at the University of Pennsylvania studying with Anna Weesner and Tyshawn Sorey. She has been commissioned and performed by the Composers Conference, Yarn/Wire, So Percussion, the Albany (NY) Symphony, the Philadelphia Orchestra String Quartet, the TAK Ensemble, the Amorsima Trio, Orchestra 2001, the Philadelphia Charter – A String Theory School, Matthew Levy of the PRISM Quartet, and Network for New Music. More info is available at erinbusch.com.

Erin was recently named the 2022 Luminary Leader by Philadelphia Magazine, an award given to a woman under 35 who has made a significant impact on the Philadelphia region, in addition to being named one of Yamaha’s 40 under 40 music educators in 2021 and Temple University’s 30 under 30 in 2019. Erin is the founder and executive director of Wildflower Composers, a 501c3 nonprofit that amplifies and supports the work of female, trans, and nonbinary composers. More information is available at wildflowercomposers.org