Articles by NewMusicBox Staff
The board of directors of the Fromm Music Foundation at Harvard University has announced the twelve composers selected to receive 2010 Fromm commissions.
Eric Nathan has been awarded the ASCAP Foundation’s Rudolf Nissim Prize for his orchestra work Icarus Dreamt, which was selected from among 260 entries.
United States Artists has introduced a new microphilanthropy site enabling artists to connect with the public and raise money for their creative endeavors, as well as five $50,000 USA Fellowship grants for artistic excellence in music and music journalism.
ASCAP has announced the ensembles, festivals, and presenter members of Chamber Music America who have won this year’s Adventurous Programming Awards.
So many categories, so many shiny gold statues to be distributed!
The MAP Fund has received two major grants in support of its mission to advance the field of contemporary live performance.
On November 19, 2010, from 11 a.m. to noon EST, composer John Harbison will participate in a live, hour-long streaming interview from the stage of Boston’s Symphony Hall, the first-ever BSO live internet stream, during which he will answer questions, including those posed by web visitors through the Boston Symphony’s free online media center.
Composer Augusta Read Thomas has been appointed as University Professor of Composition in the Department of Music and the College at the University of Chicago.
Lukas Ligeti is among the five recipients of the 2010 Alpert Award in the Arts, The Herb Alpert Foundation and the California Institute of the Arts have announced.
Clint Needham, Andrew Norman, Alex Mincek, and Cynthia Wong have been named the winners of Orpheus Project 440, a collaboration between Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and WQXR 105.9FM.