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Nemmers Prize in Music Composition

Employer
Northwestern University
Location
Illinois, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Oct 17, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Music, Other Arts
Employment Level
Fellowship
Employment Type
Full Time
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CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

The Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music
at Northwestern University

invites nominations

for the 2023 Michael Ludwig Nemmers Prize
in Music Composition. The prize includes a
$100,000 award, and the recipient is expected
to participate in two nonconsecutive residencies
at the Bienen School of Music. Nominees must
show a unique creative voice as well as highest-
level achievement in a substantial and continuing
body of work.

Letters of nomination describing the
nominee’s professional accomplishments
will be accepted through February 1, 2023.

Email nominations to
nemmersmusic@northwestern.edu.

For complete nomination guidelines, visit
www.music.northwestern.edu/nemmers.

Previous Winners of the Michael Ludwig
Nemmers Prize in Music Composition
• John Adams (2004)
• Oliver Knussen (2006)
• Kaija Saariaho (2008)
• John Luther Adams (2010)
• Aaron Jay Kernis (2012)
• Esa-Pekka Salonen (2014)
• Steve Reich (2016)
• Jennifer Higdon (2018)
• William Bolcom (2021)

The Nemmers Prizes are made possible by a generous
gift to Northwestern University by the late Erwin Esser
Nemmers and the late Frederic Esser Nemmers.

Nemmers Prizes • Office of the Provost
Northwestern University • Evanston, Illinois 60208

Northwestern University is an equal opportunity,
affirmative action educator and employer.

Nemmers Prize in
Music Composition
$100,000

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