Chosen to participate in the New York Philharmonic Very Young Composers program, 12-year-old Grace Moore became a featured composer whose work was recently performed by members of the Philharmonic Orchestra. Entitled “Summer,” Grace’s composition was inspired by her 2020 summer experiences of the COVID-19 pandemic and Black Lives Matter movement. Her work provides a great example of how Black youth can reflect and process challenges in a healthy manner when provided positive creative outlets. Click here to learn more about Grace’s journey to composing great music. You’ll can also hear a sample of “Summer.