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Welcome the Maestra Mentorship Class of 2021-2022!

This year’s mentee program paired 49 composers, music directors, arrangers, orchestrators, and pit musicians from around the world (including the US, Europe, China, and Australia) with Maestra mentors. The program runs for six months, from December to May.

Our Mentees: Abby Singer-Miller, Abigail Redlich, Alexandra Bellhaven, Alys Jones, Amanda Ekery,Amelia Davies, Angela Ortiz, Anna Nordmoe, Annalise Rodgers, Artemis Montague, Ayanna Palmer, Brianna Barnes, Brooke Trumm, Cassie Parke, Cheryl Gaul, Diana Lawrence, Fernanda Douglas, G. Victoria Campbell, Honor Halford MacLeod, Jacklyn Riha, Jenna Cox-Hadley, Jessica Welsh, Joanna Taylor, Lillia Woodbury, Sara Matin, Julia Schick, Julia Segal, Julie Richardson, Kate Amrine, Kate Douglas, Katelyn Dehle, Kristin CappuccinoLeigh Delano, Makena Metz, Marissa DeVeau, Martha May Rose Kent, Mary Grace Ellerbee, Meg McGrady, Megan McCormick, Rachel Wells, Raiah Rofsky,Sarah Rachel Katz, Sequoia Sellinger, Shayna Toh, Stephanie Carlin, Sydney Savery, Veronica Leahy, Yazmeen Mayes, and Yutong Zhang.

Our Mentors: Ada Westfall, Andra Velis Simon, Andrea Grody, Ann Klein, Anna Ebbesen, Arlene McNaught, Audrey Flores, Beth Burrier, Bree Lowdermilk, Caryl Fantel, Casey Robards, Christiana Cole, Christie Chiles Twillie, Cynthia Kortman Westphal, Deborah Wicks La Puma, Dena Tauriello, Diana Lawrence, Emily Gardner Xu Hall, Emily Grishman, Faye Chiao, Francesca Fenech, Hilary Brooks, Jamie Maletz, Jane Wong, Jennifer Wharton, Jillian Zack, Julianne B. Merrill, Julie Danielson, Julie McBride, Julie Pacheco, Kat Sherrell, Kathy Sommer, Kenady Shope, Kristin Eley, Laura Bergquist, Lily Ling, Madeline Stone, Makena Metz, Kira Stone, Mary-Mitchell Campbell, Meghann Zervoulis Bate, Melissa Axel, Mona Seyed-Bolorforosh, Polina Senderova, Rona Siddiqui, Sariva Goetz, Tomoko Akaboshi, Valerie A. Higgs.

Learn more about our mentorship program through the eyes of one of last year’s mentees, Halle Mitchell, in her article Maestra Mentorship: A Retrospective, or watch our highlight reel from last year’s program below!


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