William Bolcom and Joan Morris were honored with the Arts Alliance Medals for Arts, Sciences & Humanities Lifetime Achievement medal on February 11, 2019. The award comes as composer William Bolcom's 2019-20 concert calendar includes performances of his Concerto in D for Violin by the Milwaukee and St. Louis Symphony Orchestras, and his Trombone Concerto with soloist Joe Alessi. Full performance calendar and an in-depth conversation with CMS Lincoln Center, including Bolcom's hand-picked playlist of his music are also in this spring update.
Kenneth Fuchs was awarded the 2019 GRAMMY®for Best Classical Compendium for his NAXOS album Piano Concerto Spiritualist, Song Cycle Poems of Life, Electric Guitar Concerto Glacier, and the Alto Sax Concerto Rush. This is Fuchs’ fourth GRAMMY® nomination and his first win.