Jessie Marino and Michelle Lou Named Rome Prize Winners

The American Academy in Rome has announced the winners of the 2018–19 Rome Prize. These competitive fellowships support advanced independent work and research in the arts and humanities. This year, 29 Rome Prizes were awarded to 29 artists and scholars, who will receive a stipend, workspace, and room and board for a period of five months to two years at the academy’s 11-acre campus in Rome.

In the field of musical composition, the recipients are:

Jessie Marino and Michelle Lou

Jessie Marino and Michelle Lou

Luciano Serio Rome Prize
Adjunct Faculty, Department of Sound
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Live Performance Project: “The Vanity of Small Differences”

Elliott Carter Rome Prize
Visiting Lecturer, Department of Music
Dartmouth College
Hybrid Performance System

The full list of fellows is available here.

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