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Marina Zurita McKinnon

Marina Zurita McKinnon (age 17) is a guitarist, pianist, and composer from New York City. In 2022, Marina graduated from Special Music School High School as a Composition major. She has studied composition with Murat Çolak, Robinson McClellan, and Molly Joyce, and attended the Boston Conservatory at Berklee High School Composition Intensive. Marina’s work has been performed by Momenta Quartet, the Curiosity Cabinet, International Contemporary Ensemble, and Face the Music. Marina contributed to Nathalie Joachim and Conrad Tao’s album Transformations. She recently completed a commission for Intersection’s project LISTEN. Marina is a freshman at Northeastern University studying Political Science.