Awards are given three times a year and in this round, the first of 2003, $32,200 was granted to 24 composers from 12 states ranging in age from 29 to 79.
Recognized for On the Transmigration of Souls, his New York Philharmonic-commissioned work to commemorate the events of September 11th.
A significant contributor to the development of computer music and a noted psychoanalyst, died March 30, 2003.
At a private reception held in their New York offices, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) honored 23 jazz composers—the eldest born in 1897 and the youngest born in 1987…
A $5000 prize and a commission for the orchestra’s 2003-04 season went to Mischa Zupko.
Annual meeting and conference of the Music Library Association
From the opening nostalgic film montage set to Copland‘s Fanfare for the Common Man to the climactic moment when Chicago was named Best Picture, this year’s Academy Awards ceremony demonstrated how music has been fundamental to the development of cinema
WGBH Boston’s website launches, offering full-length, high-quality audio streams of American concert works with all the trimmings.
Bay Area composer and pianist Gabriela Lena Frank became the newest addition to G. Schirmer, Inc.‘s prestigious roster last month, adding a distinct new voice to the publisher’s line-up.
Gordon Beeferman and David Schober were singled out from a pool of young composers as winners of the 2003 BMI Foundation, Inc./Carlos Surinach Commissions.