Presenters & Performers
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.