Amy Gordon is a composer, arranger, songwriter, and vocalist based in Los Angeles, CA. She is the composer-in-residence for Nova Vocal Ensemble and has been commissioned by numerous ensembles including The Los Angeles Belles, Graham Middle School Vocal Ensemble, South Bay Chamber Singers. Her music has been described as melodic and accessible, yet with surprising harmonic twists. She is influenced by the musical styles of Claude Debussy, Maurice Ravel, and Steve Reich. She loves setting poetry to music and bringing out the meaning of the text through music.
In addition to composing classical and choral music, she is also an active media composer and singer-songwriter. Her song “One Door Opens” was named a finalist in the International SongDoor Songwriting competition.
She is an active educator and teaches Bachelor-level Music Theory, Songwriting, and Music Education classes at Musicians Institute in Hollywood, CA. She received her M.M. in Composition from California State University, Long Beach, and her B.A. in Composition from Loyola Marymount University.