Theodore Presser Company has announced that Eric Ewazen (b. 1954) has been signed to its roster of composers.
Fifteen composers have receive awards totaling $165,000.
ASCAP Foundation President Paul Williams has announced the 31 recipients of the 2011 ASCAP Foundation Young Jazz Composer Awards, who range in age from 9 to 29.
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.