10 Young Female Composers You Should Know

Angélica Negrón

Angélica Negrón’s brightly colored instruments and echoing melodies are sure to evoke childhood fantasy. According to her website, the Puerto Rican-born composer is “interested in creating intricate yet simple narratives that evoke intangible moments in time, she writes music for accordions, toys and electronics as well as chamber ensembles and orchestras.” Like many of the artists on this list, she’s known for her pop music — as the singer in a band called Balún — as well as her classical work.