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NYFA and EtM Announce Fellowships and Residencies to NY Composers

NYFA and EtM Announce Fellowships and Residencies to NY Composers

The New York Foundation for the Arts has announced the recipients and finalists of its Artists’ Fellowship Program. The organization has awarded unrestricted cash grants of $7,000 to artists working in 15 disciplines, totalling $647,000 to 98 artists (including five collaborations) throughout New York State. Finalists, who do not receive a cash award, benefit from a range of other NYFA services.

A list of the fellows and finalists in the area of music/sound includes:


Gordon Beeferman (New York)
Lisa Bielawa (New York)
Anthony G. Coleman (New York)
Joe Diebes (New York)
Du Yun (New York)
Jeffrey Fairbanks (Queens)
Randy Gibson (Kings)
Stephanie Griffin (New York)
Warp Trio – Joshua Henderson/Mikael Darmanie/Ju Young Lee (New York)
Sarah Hennies (Tompkins)
Molly Herron (New York)
Eli Keszler (Kings)
M. Lamar (Kings)
Qasim Ali Naqvi (Kings)
Angélica Negrón (New York)
Sam Newsome (New York)
Jeff Talman (Bronx)
Max Vernon (Kings)


Andrew Drury (Kings)
Anthony Gatto (New York)
Scott Wollschleger (Kings)

Music / Sound Panelists

Laura Andel (Kings)
Christina Campanella (New York)
Daniel Davis (Broome)
Satoshi Kanazawa (Queens)

*Above image clockwise from top left: Du Yun, Lisa Bielawa, Randy Gibson, Molly Herron, Gordon Beeferman, and Angélica Negrón.

(More information available via the New York Foundation for the Arts)

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Clockwise from top left: Tidtaya Sinutoke, Kathleen Tagg, Doug Balliett, Volker Goetze, and Lea Bertucci.

Exploring the Metropolis, Inc. has announced their 2016-17 Con Edison Composers-in-Residence awardees. Five New York-based composers, covering a wide range of styles, have each been selected for a six-month residency in one of EtM’s partnering cultural or community facilities in addition to a $2,500 stipend. The list of recipients and their host facility includes:

Doug Balliett
Residency: Bloomingdale School of Music

Lea Bertucci
Residency: Queens Museum

Volker Goetze
Residency: Turtle Bay Music School

Tidtaya Sinutoke
Residency: Flushing Town Hall

Kathleen Tagg
Residency: Brooklyn Youth Chorus

Panelists were: Eve Beglarian, Domenica Fossati, Mary Kouyoumdjian, and Kamala Sankaram.

(More information available via Exploring the Metropolis)

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