#73 Rome Prize

Once a year the American Academy in Rome holds a competition, honoring 15 emerging artists as well as 15 scholars from the US with the so-called Rome Prize. The winners are invited to the Academy, where they can thrive on the presence of cultural heritage as well as the exchange with the fellows from other … Continue reading #73 Rome Prize

#61 American Composers Orchestra

Since its first performance in 1977, the American Composers Orchestra (ACO) has been the only orchestra in the world dedicated solely to commissioning and performing music written by American composers. We spoke with new Artistic Director, Derek Bermel about his vision for the group, and took a look back at a few interesting and groundbreaking … Continue reading #61 American Composers Orchestra