Author Archives: Amanda MacBlane

Nine Composers Receive 2003 Guggenheim Fellowships

Want to be a 2004 Guggenheim Fellow? Applications for the 2004 U.S. and Canada competition will be available in July and must be completed by October 1, 2003. Any citizen or permanent resident of the U.S. or Canada is eligible to apply. Fellowships are also given to citizens and permanent residents of Latin American and […]

When in Rome: American Composers set their Sights on Italy

Jefferson Friedman (left) and Mason Bates (right) are the recipients of the 2003-04 Rome Prizes for musical composition Composers Mason Bates and Jefferson Friedman will be amongst the 31 new recipients of the Rome Prize who will be in residence at the American Academy in Rome starting in September. The winners of the 107th Rome […]

New Music Shines at AMC Event

Steve Reich (left) and Mark Morris (right) catch up at the receptionPhoto by R.J. Capak Over 250 composers and friends of contemporary American music came together at the New 42nd Street Studios in New York City for the 64th annual American Music Center meeting and the 39th annual AMC awards ceremony. The annual event provides […]

CAP Grants Give 24 Composers the Final Push Toward a Premiere

4 happy CAP Grant recipients: (clockwise from upper left) Benjamin Boone, Karim Al-Zand, Michael Rose, Stephen Dankner Any composer knows that even after all the notes have been put into place on the page and all of the musical problems have been sufficiently worked out, a lot of work remains to be done before the […]