JENNIFER HIGDON (b 1962 )
Jennifer Higdon (b. 1962), a Pulitzer and GRAMMY® winner, is one of the most performed living American composers working today. Commissions have come from a wide range of performers: from the Philadelphia Orchestra to “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band; from the Tokyo String Quartet to Santa Fe Opera, as well as individual artists such as violinist Hilary Hahn and pianist Yuja Wang. Her works are recorded on over four dozen discs. In her early years, she was a resident of Atlanta, and attended kindergarten at Emory University. She holds the Rock Chair in Composition at The Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia.
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