Bottom row (left to right): Makan, Fang, Cipullo, Fung, Ye
The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation has announced its 2012 fellows in the United States and Canada. A total of 181 fellowships have been awarded to scholars, artists, and scientists chosen from a group of almost 3,000 applicants for this 88th annual competition. The ten composers chosen this year are: Tom Cipullo, Fang Man, Vivian Fung, Daron Hagen, Huck Hodge, Keeril Makan, Alex Mincek, Bobby Previte, Kate Soper, and Xiaogang Ye. A 2012 fellowship has also been awarded to musicologist Carol J. Oja, whose upcoming book Bernstein Meets Broadway: Collaborative Art, Race, and Progressive Politics in a Time of War is forthcoming from Oxford University Press.
A complete list of the 2012 fellows, with biographical links, is posted on the Guggenheim Foundation’s website.