Nemmers Prize 2016 Northwestern University

In June 2016, Northwestern University’s Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music announced that it is awarding Steve Reich its 2016 Michael Ludwig Nemmers Prize in Music Composition. Established in 2004, the Nemmers Prize honors classical music composers of outstanding achievement who have significantly influenced the field of composition.

The prize includes two residencies for Reich at the Bienen School of Music in February and November 2017, including coaching ensembles, meeting with student composers, discussions about his music, and three concerts featuring Bienen School of Music student performing groups.

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