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.