Joy-Leilani Garbutt

Joy-Leilani Garbutt is Director of Music at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, San Francisco and co founder of the Boulanger Initiative. 

Joy-Leilani is the recipient of a Fulbright Scholarship and spent 2018-19 in France pursuing  research on early 20th-century French organ music by female composers, particularly  Joséphine Boulay, Mel Bonis, Nadia and Lili Boulanger, Jeanne Demessieux, and Marie-Véra  Maixandeau. She is a Ph.D. candidate in musicology, and has recently been a student of Dr.  Jeremy Filsell and Sophie-Veronique Cauchefer-Choplin. In the spring of 2018 Joy-Leilani co founded the Boulanger Initiative, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting music  composed by women through performance, education, commissions, and advocacy.