Benjamin Schachter

1999 Pew Fellow

Pew Fellow, 1999
Music

References

Swedish saxophonist-composer Mats Gustaffson leads the United States debut of Swedish Azz, an all-Swedish ensemble.

Grants & Grantees

Recognized as one of the world’s leading conservatories, The Curtis Institute of Music (Curtis) was founded in 1924 by Mary Louise Curtis Bok. Curtis has educated and trained some of the most exceptionally gifted young musicians from around the world for careers as performing artists on the highest professional level.

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Marc Brodzik (Pew Fellow, 2009) is a visual artist and documentary filmmaker interested in filming portraits of the common man.

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For over 25 years, Network for New Music has been dedicated to commissioning and performing music by living composers.

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The Philadelphia Orchestra offered the first Philadelphia performances of two recently composed works by Richard Danielpour and Bright Sheng.

W Magazine commissions visual artist Ryan Trecartin to create cover art for its 10th anniversary art issue, visual artist Caroline Lathan-Stiefel opens a new solo exhibition at the Leonard Pearlstein Gallery, and more.

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Montgomery County Community College presented four concerts with African popular artists who derive their music from native traditions while incorporating western instruments and techniques.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Daniel Bernard Roumain is a composer, violinist, and bandleader who combines his classical training with hip-hop and Haitian influences.

Grants & Grantees

Eileen Beff is a visual artist and 1994 Pew Fellow.

Visual artist and Pew Fellow Caroline Lathan-Stiefel on creating large-scale installations from ordinary objects, work-life balance, and more.

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Founded in 1982, the Chemical Heritage Foundation fosters an understanding of chemistry’s impact on society.

Grants & Grantees

Classical Arab musician Kinan Abou-afach (Pew Fellow, 2013) was born in Damascus, Syria, where he learned traditional Arabic repertoire on the oud, an Arabic lute.