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Thursday, October 3, 2013

10.03 - Isaac Schankler wins ASCAP Foundation Deems Taylor Award

Isaac Schankler, visiting artist-in-residence 2011-2012, wins an ASCAP Foundation Deems Taylor Award for his article “Sounds Heard: Anatomy of a Truth-Bender” on Adele and musical expression, published by New Music Box/New Music USA.

From the press release
The Awards were established in 1967 to honor the memory of composer, critic and commentator Deems Taylor, who died in 1966 after a distinguished career that included six years as President of ASCAP. The 45th ASCAP Foundation Deems Taylor Awards are made possible by the generous support of ASCAP, The ASCAP Foundation and the Virgil Thomson Foundation. Virgil Thomson (1896-1989) was one of the great 20th century composers and music critics. Thomson served as a member of ASCAP's Board of Directors from 1975 to 1982.

The winners of the 45th annual ASCAP Foundation Deems Taylor Awards ... will be honored at a special invitation-only ceremony and reception on Thursday, November 14th at ASCAP's New York offices.