Among the first-prize winners in these annual engraving awards presented by the Music Publishers Association were two of the final works of Elliott Carter (1908-2012) Composer Mohammed Fairouz also presented the MPA’s lifetime achievement award to Ralph Peer II of Peermusic.
Jin Hi Kim and Peter Van Zandt Lane have been awarded the second annual Composers Now Creative Residencies. Each artist will receives a week’s stay at the Pocantico Center, the conference and cultural center of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund in Tarrytown, New York, to work on a project of her/his choosing.
The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation has announced the second round of recipients of the Doris Duke Impact Awards.
The New York Times has reported that alto saxophonist and composer Ornette Coleman died this morning in Manhattan due to cardiac arrest.
Can an ensemble thrive by giving away everything it earns? For more than a decade, Nashville’s ALIAS ensemble has, earning community capital and Grammy nominations along the way.
Details on award recipients in the 63rd BMI Student Composer Awards, the 16th ASCAP Concert Music Awards, and the 75th American Academy of Arts and Letters Ceremonial.
Boston’s $1.5 billion arts industry is teeming with life, from the heady and formal to the gritty and DIY. Will Roseliep plunged into the ecosystem and brought back this report.
Los Angeles writer and rocker October Crifasi remembers how the wild gang of Killsonic brought artists into its fold — and then launched them out into the world.
Matana Roberts, Joan Tower, and Gabriel Kahane will share stories and music at this free event in New York City.
Julia Wolfe has been awarded the 2015 Pulitzer Prize in Music for the oratorio Anthracite Fields which premiered on April 26, 2014 in Philadelphia in a performance by the Bang on a Can All-Stars and the Mendelssohn Club Chorus.