World music, romanticism and minimalism have influenced her compositional style. Rain’s compositions for orchestra have been recorded for Masterworks of the New Era and Made in the Americas ERMMedia CD series with Conductor, Robert Ian Winstin, and premiered by the Orchestra of the SEM Ensemble with Conductor, Petr Kotik. Pianist, Max Lifchitz, has recorded her piano music for North/South Recordings. A new orchestra work, Tracing a Dream, was recorded by the Moscow Philharmonic with Conductor, Ovidiu Marinescu and is scheduled for 2011 release on PARMA Recordings. Rain’s music has been the subject of feature articles by music journalists, Kyle Gann and Joseph Dalton.
Her music has been recently performed by Zeitgeist, Englewinds, Ricochet Duo and featured on radio broadcasts internationally. She has been awarded grants from Meet The Composer, ASCAP, the American Music Center, American Composers Forum, and commissioned by Englewinds. Her orchestra piece, Shredding Glass, was entered by ERMMedia for 2009 Grammy consideration. In addition to composing concert works, she serves as Director of Development for the New York Women Composers and blogs for HudsonSounds. Read more on Last.fm.
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