CMA Doles Out Residency Grants
Chamber Music America has passed out more than $150,000 in grants to commission new works from American composers and $90,000 to support community-based residencies. Ensemble and composer pairings include the Anubis Quartet and Marcus Balter; Bang on a Can All-Stars and Tyondai Braxton; Brooklyn Rider and violist-composer Lev “Ljova” Zhurbin; Chintimini Chamber Music and Kenji Bunch; Dilijan Chamber Music Series and Gabriela Lena Frank; Duo Diorama and Huang Ruo; the Gramercy Trio and Gunther Schuller; the Janus Trio and Paul Lansky; and the Parker Quartet and Jeremy Gill. Residency grants are being awarded to the Artaria String Quartet in residence at the Dawson-Boyd Arts Association in Dawson, Minnesota; the Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Firebird Ensemble; double bassist Michael Hill’s Orlando Chamber Soloists; the Hausmann Quartet in residence at Rockport Music in Rockport, Massachusetts; and the Marian Anderson String Quartet. The Cavani String Quartet has again been awarded the Guarneri String Quartet Residency grant.