Guggenheim Fellowships for 2019 have been awarded to a group of 168 scholars, artists, and writers on the basis of prior achievement and exceptional promise. The successful candidates were chosen from a pool of almost 3,000 applicants in the foundation’s ninety-fifth competition.
The awards in music composition went to:
Samuel Adams, Berkeley, CA
Sandeep Das, Chestnut Hill, MA
Suzanne Farrin, New York, NY
Zeena Parkins, New York, NY
Sam Pluta, Chicago, IL
Matthew Ricketts, Brooklyn, NY
Katharina Rosenberger, Los Angeles, CA
Jen Shyu, Brooklyn, NY
Christopher Trapani, Astoria, NY
Manuel Valera, New York, NY
Matthew White, Pawleys Island, SC
Learn more about the awardees and the foundation here.