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News February 13 2017 | by NewMusicBox Staff

Daugherty’s Tales Of Hemingway Dominates New Music Grammy’s

Adele's album of the year win and Beyoncé's transfixing awards ceremony performance have captured Grammy recap headlines, but Michael Daugherty and the …

Alex Ross on Making Art in a Time of Rage

In a thought-provoking post for the New Yorker yesterday, Alex Ross considers that ubiquitous Bernstein quote on replying to violence with music …

2017 Polar Prize Recipients Announced

The two 2017 winners of the annual Polar Prize for Music, a Swedish international award which comes with a cash prize of …

News February 6 2017 | by Molly Sheridan

Third New Music Gathering Announces May Line-Up

Percussionist Steven Schick, the International Contemporary Ensemble, New Music Detroit, and Michigan’s Grand Valley State University New Music Ensemble have been announced …

Michael Hersch Awarded $250,000 President’s Frontier Award from Johns Hopkins University

Composer Michael Hersch has been named the recipient of the 2017 President’s Frontier Award from Johns Hopkins University. He will receive $250,000 …

Tonia Ko Blogging the Minnesota Orchestra Composer Institute

The 14th annual Minnesota Orchestra Composer Institute is underway and, for those not there on the ground, participating composer Tonia Ko is …

Today's Composer Birthday

Wes York

Born: Friday, May 27, 1949

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