Hailed by the New York Times as “a composer of facility and imagination, the kind to whom both performers and audiences respond”, composer Ethan Wickman’s music has been performed in venues around the world including Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, the Aspen Music Festival, and major universities. He has received grants, prizes, and commissions from Barlow, Meet the Composer, the American Composers Forum, the Wisconsin Music Teachers Association, the Utah Arts Festival, and a Harvey Phillips Award from the International Tuba Euphonium Association. His orchestral work Night Prayers Ascending won the Jacob Druckman Prize at the Aspen Music Festival, and was a finalist in the 25th Annual ASCAP Rudolf Nissim Orchestral Composition Competition. He is the recipient of fellowships from the Aspen Music Festival, the Norfolk Contemporary Music Workshop/Yale Summer School of Music, the Wellesley Composers Conference, the American Composers Orchestra/Earshot New Music Readings, an Encore grant from the American Composers Forum, and Fulbright (Madrid, Spain).
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