Gemma Peacocke

Department of Music

Gemma Peacocke is a New Zealand-born, Brooklyn-based composer. She has a particular interest in cross-art form and multimedia projects. Her first album, Waves & Lines, which sets poems by Afghan women, was released on New Amsterdam in March 2019. Gemma is co-founder of the Kinds of Kings composer collective which is focused on amplifying and advocating for under-heard voices and producing immersive and wondrous concerts. Gemma’s music has been performed and commissioned by the Rochester Philharmonic, PUBLIQuartet, cellist Nick Photinos, Third Coast Percussion, Rubiks Collective, ~Nois saxophone quartet, the Furies, and Alarm Will Sound.




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PhD Students