CONTESTS & AWARDS


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Contests & Awards

Telegraph Quartet Wins 2016 Naumburg Competition

September 25, 2016 | Susan Elliott, MusicalAmerica.com
The annual Naumburg Foundation Competition, which rotates among instruments, has been won by the San Francisco-based Telegraph Quartet. The final rounds of the 2016 Chamber Music Competition--for string quartets, piano trios, and conducor-less … » Read
 

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Composer Julia Wolfe Among 23 MacArthur Fellows for 2016

September 22, 2016 | MusicalAmerica.com
Among a computer scientist, graphic novelist, writer, financial services innovator, and the other "geniuses" just named, composer Julia Wolfe has been named a 2016 MacArthur Fellow. Wolfe, co-founder and co­–artistic director of Bang on … » Read
 

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On the Competition Circuit: Deadlines & Finales

September 16, 2016 | Rebecca Schmid, Musicalamerica.com
Attention composers: the California Symphony is accepting applications for its Young American Composer-in-Residence program until Oct.31. Candidates must submit a résumé and include three professional references, awards received, at … » Read
 

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National Medal of Arts Recipients an Eclectic Group

September 16, 2016 | MusicalAmerica.com
Congratulations to Audra McDonald, Musical America’s 2014 Musician of the Year, on receiving a 2015 National Medal of Arts, with which she will be presented on September 22 by President Barack Obama in a ceremony at the White House. There … » Read
 

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Gidon Kremer Wins Japan's Imperiale Prize

September 14, 2016 | Nicholas Beard, MusicalAmerica.com
Esteemed violinist Gidon Kremer is among the five artists chosen to receive the Japan Arts Association’s 2016 Praemium Imperiale International Arts Award. He joins a select group of past recipients in music including Steve Reich, Leonard … » Read
 

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KenCen Calls for Marian Anderson Award Nominations

September 8, 2016 | MusicalAmerica.com
Nominations for the 2017 Marian Anderson Vocal Award are officially open. Administered by the Kennedy Center and the Washington National Opera, launched and funded primarily by Jacqueline Badger Mars, a friend of the late singer’s, the … » Read
 
 

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