The San Francisco Contemporary Music Players has announced the appointment of Steven Schick as artistic director.
The American Composers Forum has announced the three finalists in the Finale National Composition Contest, a partnership with MakeMusic, Inc. and eighth blackbird. They are: Andy Akiho; Eric Lindsay; and Kurt Rohde.
Milton Babbitt died on January 29th of 2011 at the age of 94.
In the flurry of a.m. Oscar nod news yesterday, the music and audio-related awards may have gotten a little drowned out. These are the nominees.
Alan Pierson has been named the new artistic director of the Brooklyn Philharmonic, effective immediately.
The grants will go towards the creation and world premiere of six new works by California composers, created in collaboration with another California artist of their choice.
Fourteen unrestricted grants of $25,000 each, a total of $350,000, are to be awarded to artists in the fields of dance, music/sound, poetry, theater/performance and visual arts.
Composer Missy Mazzoli has become the newest addition to G. Schirmer, Inc.’s roster of composers.
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.