Distinguished British composer Richard Rodney Bennett made his mark across multiple genres, writing music for the concert hall, film and jazz.
A recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2009, Frank has been recognized for her works that often draw on Latin American musical forms.
A New York based composer, David Lang is currently the 2013–2014 holder of the Richard and Barbara Debs Composer’s Chair at Carnegie Hall.
Awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1996 for his work Lilacs for Voice and Orchestra, George Walker became the first African American man so honored.
An active composer and educator, Danielpour currently serves on the composition faculties of the Manhattan School of Music and the Curtis Institute of Music.
Ezra Laderman currently serves as a Professor of Composition at Yale University and was Dean of the School of Music from 1989-1995.
A traditional Irish fiddler as well as a composer, Evan Chambers often blurs the line between folk and classical music.
Mary Jane Leach’s music focuses on the physicality of sound, its acoustic properties and how they interact with space.
Many of Crumb's compositions include programmatic themes and elements of mysticism, which are often reflected in his visually stunning scores.
Salonen has composed chamber and orchestral works that are staples of the modern repertoire.