Monday Link Round Up: January 29, 2018

News to start your week! Very exciting! Congratulations to Jennifer Higdon on winning two Grammy Awards last night!  Her Viola Concerto won “Best Contemporary Classical Composition” and she also brought home “Best Classical Compendium” for the...

Monday Link Round Up: December 12, 2016

News to start your week! Congratulations to Jennifer Higdon on two Grammy Nominations!  The new recording of Higdon’s first opera, Cold Mountain,  has been nominated for the Best Opera Recording as well as the Best Contemporary Classical Composition.  Read more...

Grammy Nominations for Anna Clyne and Hilary Hahn

The list of 2015 Grammy nominations has been published – and Anna Clyne’s Prince of Clouds is in the running for Contemporary Classical Composition.  Her work shares the ballot with John Luther Adams (Become Ocean), George Crumb (Voices From The...

Schneider Crosses Over to Classical–and Wins a Grammy

Maria Schneider has a knack for choosing to work in musical genres where women have traditionally been least represented and recognized—and then flipping the script to win all kinds of renown and accolade. As a jazz composer and big-band leader, Schneider has been...