Paola Prestini

/ OneBeat 2018
Master Artist


Brooklyn, United States

Paola Prestini is Co-founder and Artistic Director behind the Brooklyn venue National Sawdust. She was recently named one of the “Top 35 Female Composers in Classical Music” (The Washington Post) and included in NPR’s “Top 100 Composers in the World” list. Prestini’s music and works have been commissioned by and performed at The Cannes Film Festival, Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, BAM, the Barbican Centre, The Los Angeles Philharmonic, The Los Angeles Opera, The New York Philharmonic, and the Choir of Trinity Wall Street, among others.