Nora leads a diverse musical life, writing music for film, television, video games, theater and the concert hall. She recently completed Quotes, a large commission for the 40th Anniversary of The London Symphony Chorus with string orchestra; her choral work A Simple Oath, commissioned by Essential Voices USA, premiered on National Public Radio. Her concert commissions include The Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music, The London Symphony Chorus, The Seattle, Detroit and San Francisco Symphonies, and the Pennsylvania Chamber Orchestra. As a co-founder of VisionIntoArt, she created numerous interdisciplinary multimedia productions. She studied composition with Samuel Adler and Milton Babbitt at Julliard.