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Yo-Yo Ma Awarded $100,000 Vilcek Prize

The Vilcek Prize for the Arts, this year focusing on the field of contemporary music, has been awarded to cellist Yo-Yo Ma. James Abrahart, Samuel Bazawule, and Tigran were named the winners of the three Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise in Contemporary Music, each receiving a $35,000 cash award.

2013 CMA/ASCAP Adventurous Programming Awardees Named

Three ensembles and five presenters will be recognized with CMA/ASCAP Awards for Adventurous Programming during the 35th Chamber Music America National Conference in New York City. A ceremony will be held at the Westin New York at Times Square on January 20, 2013.

2013 Grammy Nominations

The Recording Academy has released the list of nominees for the 55th Annual Grammy Awards. There are a total of 81 categories (down from last year’s 101).

United States Artists Names Seven Music Fellows

Musicians Jack DeJohnette, Colin Jacobsen and Eric Jacobsen, Claire Lynch, Joanie Madden, Eugene Rodriguez, Tony Trischka, and Edward White are among the 54 awardees (including four collaboratives) to receive 
one of 50 USA Fellowships from United States Artists.