Pauline Oliveros Wins The William Schuman AwardColumbia University School of the Arts has announced it plans to honor composer Pauline Oliveros with the William Schuman Award in a ceremony and concert on Saturday, March 27, 2010. The award has been given periodically over the past twenty-eight years with previous winners including Schuman, David Diamond, Gunther Schuller, Milton Babbitt, Hugo Weisgall, Steve Reich, and, most recently in 2006, John Zorn.
The award is an unrestricted grant of $50,000 and is one of the largest to an American composer.
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