Guggenheim Fellowship Awards in the US and Canada Announced

Guggenheim

In its 90th annual competition for the United States and Canada, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation has awarded 177 fellowships (including one joint fellowship) to a diverse group of 178 scholars, artists, and scientists. Appointed on the basis of prior achievement and exceptional promise, the successful candidates were chosen from a group of almost 3,000 applicants.

In the area of music composition, the awardees are:

Jamie Baum
Gene Coleman
Steve Coleman
Jesse Jones
Arthur Kampela
Mikel Kuehn
Eric Nathan
Elena Ruehr
Elliott Sharp
Stephen Taylor
Wang Lu

In the area of music research, the awardee is:

Will Crutchfield

Since its establishment in 1925, the foundation has granted more than $315 million to nearly 17,700 individuals, including scores of Nobel laureates and Pulitzer Prize-winners. More information about this year’s class of fellows is available here.

(from the press release)

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