Nailah Nombeko

Nailah Nombeko, a native of New York, comes from a musical family. She attended the Preparatory Division of Manhattan School of Music, LaGuardia High School (Music and Art) and she received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Mannes College of Music. Her works were performed by many top performers such as: Craig Ketter, Keve Wilson, Shannon Roberts and the Orfeo Duo among others.

Ms Nombeko’s music has been performed at Symphony Space, Columbia University, St Peter’s Church as well as other venues. Her songs were featured on Classical Discoveries 103.3 FM, Radio Arts Indonesia, What’s Next Radio 91.1 FM, Hildegard to Hildegard in the U.K. and Radio Monalisa in the Netherlands.

In 2013 Ms Nombeko's sound art was featured in the Museruole festival in Italy.

She curated a two-concert collaboration between Vox Novus and the New York Women Composers in March/April 2014. Both concerts received good reviews from New Music for the 21st Century and Sound Word Sight.

Nailah Nombeko is a member of the New York Women Composers, New York Composers Circle, Vox Novus and the National Association of Composers USA. She is also a member of the board for "What A Neighborhood" with the Orfeo Duo.

For more Information visit http://nailahnombeko.com/index

List of Works

Vocal Works

Psalm 63
SATB and soprano Soloist

Psalm 46

Psalm 61

Four Songs Written to the Poetry of William Blake
soprano and piano

Lucy Ashton’s Song
soprano and piano

When Shall I Tread Your Garden Path
soprano and piano

Various Rounds based on Psalms

My Story
to the poetry of Marsha Dale Abrams
soprano and piano

A Poet’s Thought
tenor and piano

Indian Women's Death Song

The Grave of a Poetess

Silent Love

Instrumental Works

violin and piano

Three Piano Pieces (Waterlilies, The Chase and Alacrity)

flute, violin and piano (four Hands)

Mount Morris Park Suite
piano, percussion and violin

Piano Trio

Oboe and Piano

The Finch and the Bunting
flute duo

piano quartet

duet for recorder

Solo Violin

Suite #1
solo flute

Piano Sonatina


Electronic Works

Nature's Piece

Galactic Works

The Planet Series

Sound Art

Children Playing and Birds Chirping

Quiet Morning in Upper Manhattan

Quiet Morning in Inwood