Niccolo Athens Awarded a Charles Ives Scholarship by the American Academy of Arts and Letters

The American Academy of Arts and Letters has announced the eighteen recipients of this year’s awards in music, which total $190,000. The winners were selected by a committee of academy members: Ezra Laderman (chairman), David Del Tredici, John Harbison, Fred Lerdahl, Tania Leon, Bernard Rands, Gunther Schuller, and Steven Stucky.

Niccolo Athens is among those receiving Charles Ives Scholarships of $7500, given to composition students of great promise.