(L to R) Franklin, Amaya, Custer, Whipple, and Cepeda Meet The Composer has announced the composers selected for the final round of its three-year New Residencies program. Over the past eight years, the program has sought to integrate the working lives of composers into the culture of diverse communities across the nation. For this final […]
Earle BrownPhoto by Jack Mitchell Earle Brown, a major force in contemporary music since the early 1950s, died on July 2, 2002, after a long illness. A leading composer of the American avant-garde for more than fifty years, Brown was associated with the experimental composers John Cage, Morton Feldman, and Christian Wolff who, with Brown, […]
Twenty-one composers have been awarded grants totaling $30,200 to support the production of materials for a premiere performance of their work under the auspices of the American Music Center‘s Margaret Fairbank Jory Copying Assistance Program (CAP). In total this year, the AMC has awarded over $85,000 directly to composers across the nation. “The Copying Assistance […]
Recent awards and appointments.
Clark Terry, Dave Holland, Henry Threadgill, John Medeski, Cassandra Wilson, Ira Gitler, and Gary Giddins were among the musicians and journalists honored.