Articles by NewMusicBox Staff
Meet The Composer and the League of American Orchestras have announced awards totaling $325,000 to five composers and five orchestras who will participate in the 2011-13 Music Alive program.
Roulette has been awarded $447,000 by the Office of the Brooklyn Borough President, Marty Markowitz that will be applied towards the acquisition of new audio and visual equipment for their new permanent space in Downtown Brooklyn.
The Center for Cultural Innovation (CCI) has announced $200,000 in grants to twenty‐four recipients in its Investing in Artists grants program for California artists.
The only composer among this year’s 23 fellowship recipients, the so-called $500,000 “Genius grants,” Jason Moran (b. 1975) has been recognized as “the most provocative thinker in current jazz” by Rolling Stone magazine.
Composer Scott Wheeler is among the just-announced winners of the 2010 Classical Recording Foundation Awards. A total of four prizes will be presented at the foundation’s ninth annual awards ceremony and benefit on October 4, 2010, at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall.
The 11th Annual Latin Grammy Award Nominees have been announced, including five composers in the Best Classical Contemporary Composition category: Miguel Del Aguila, Sergio Assad, Lalo Schifrin, Orlando Jacinto Garcia, and Tania Leon.
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra’s Project 440 began with 60 composer candidates and will conclude with the selection of four Orpheus commission recipients who will be revealed in early October.
The Barlow Endowment for Music Composition at Brigham Young University has awarded Dan Visconti the 2010 Barlow Prize, which carries with it a $12,000 cash award, to compose a major new work for piano trio.
Meet The Composer has awarded $245,000 to 32 organizations to commission 19 new works via the 2010 Commissioning Music/USA program.
Montana composer Christopher Stark has been named the winner of American Composers Orchestra’s 2010 Underwood Commission of $15,000 for a work to be premiered by ACO in a future season.