Foundation / Corporation
Award to a USA, Canada, or International classical music composer for exceptional achievement in overall work, distinctive creativity, and career attainment. The prize will include an orchestra performance in addition to a cash award. The award recipient will participate in a residency of two to three weeks at a music school involving interaction with faculty and students.
The Michael Ludwig Nemmers in Music Composition will be awarded to a classical music composer who shows the highest level achievement in a body of work and unique creativity. Composers must be nominated, preferably by recognized authorities in the field of classical music, such as prominent artists, critics, scholars, or administrators.
The Michael Ludwig Nemmers Prize is for outstanding career achievement rather than a specific work.
GrantWatch ID#: 163158
The prize includes a cash award of $100,000 and a performance by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
A cash allowance will be provided to the winner to cover expenses connected with the residency that will take place at Northwestern University.
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Submit nomination materials to:
Or via postal mail to:
Secretary to the Selection Committee
Michael Ludwig Nemmers Prize in Music Composition
Office of the Dean
Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music
711 Elgin Road
Evanston, Illinois 60208
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International country outside of the USA, Israel and Canada.