Liam Cummins

Liam Cummins, composition (Mansfield, OH) is pursuing his Bachelor of Music degree at The Juilliard School, studying composition with John Corigliano. A lifelong composer, pianist and keyboard improviser, his works include a string quartet honoring child Holocaust victims, a forty-minute tone poem for orchestra grappling with the global pandemic, a piano quartet highlighting the accelerating effects of climate change, and a fanfare using only household objects as instruments. He was the 2022 YoungArts Gold Winner in Classical Music, awarded by the National Foundation for the Advancement of Artists, and the winner of a 2023 ASCAP Morton Gould award. His music has also been recognized by organizations including the New York Youth Symphony, Tribeca New Music, American Composers Orchestra, ASCAP, National Young Composers Challenge, NPR's The American Sound, The Silent Voices Project, and The American Prize. When not creating music, Liam enjoys spending time and seeking adventure in the natural world, with his camera and notebook in hand.