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JENNIFER HIGDON  

(b 1962 )

Pulitzer Prize winner Jennifer Higdon is one of America’s most performed living composers. Higdon received the 2010 Pulitzer Prize in Music for her Violin Concerto, with the committee citing Higdon’s work as “a deeply engaging piece that combines flowing lyricism with dazzling virtuosity.” She is the recipient of many other awards, including a Pew Fellowship, a Guggenheim Fellowship and two awards from the American Academy of Arts & Letters. Her list of commissioners ranges from the Philadelphia Orchestra to the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, from Eighth Blackbird to the Tokyo String Quartet, and from The President’s Own Marine Band to artists such as Hilary Hahn. Her works have been released on over three dozen CDs, and most recently her Percussion Concerto won the 2010 GRAMMY® for Best Contemporary Classical Composition. Higdon holds the Rock Chair in Composition at The Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia. Her music is published exclusively by Lawdon Press.

For more information, please visit www.jenniferhigdon.com.

View by Role: Classical Composer | Lyricist
Role: Classical Composer 
Album Title
Catalogue No  Work Category 
American Music for Percussion, Vol. 1 (New England Conservatory Percussion Ensemble, Epstein) Naxos
8.559683
Chamber Music
Chamber Music - AUERBACH, L. / GARROP, S. / HIGDON, J. / SCHWENDINGER, L.E. / THOMAS, A.R. / TOWER, J. (Notable Women) (Lincoln Trio) Cedille
CDR90000-126
Chamber Music
Chamber Music (Saxophone Quartet) - IVES, C. / HIGDON, J. / STURM, F. / TORKE, M. / BIXLER, D. / MACY, C. (Short Stories) (Ancia Saxophone Quartet) Naxos
8.559616
Chamber Music
CHEN, Yi: Dragon Rhyme / HIGDON, J.: Soprano Saxophone Concerto / WEILL, K.: Violin Concerto (Koffman, Miller, Hartt School Wind Ensemble, Adsit) Naxos
8.572889
Concertos
Choral Concert: Essential Voices USA - HOCHMAN, L. / LUDWIG, D. / PAULUS, S. / BERNSTEIN, L. / GILBERTSON, M. (Celebrating the American Spirit) Dorian Sono Luminus
DSL-92162
Choral - Secular
EIGHTH BLACKBIRD: Strange Imaginary Animals Cedille
CDR90000-094
Chamber Music
HIGDON, J.: Early Chamber Works - Sky Quartet / Amazing Grace / Viola Sonata (Serafin String Quartet, Abramovic, Stomberg) Naxos
8.559752
Chamber Music
HIGDON, J.: Piano Trio / Voices / Impressions Naxos
8.559298
Chamber Music
Violin Recital: Fain, Tim - PUTS, K. / GLASS, P. / KERNIS, A.J. / ZHURBIN, L. / DANIELPOUR, R. / BOLCOM, W. / HIGDON, J. (River of Light) Naxos
8.559662
Chamber Music
Wind Band Music - SMITH, C.T. / REED, A. / HOLST, G. / SPARKE, P. / BROUGHTON, B. (In the World of Spirits) (Emory Symphonic Winds, S.A. Stewart) Naxos
8.573002
Wind Ensemble/Band Music
Wind Band Music - DOOLEY, P. / DANYEW, S. / MAGNUSON, R.D. / MCALLISTER, S. / HIGDON, J. (Point Blank) (Illinois State University Wind Symphony) Naxos
8.573334
Concertos
Role: Lyricist 
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