Courtney Bryan

International Contemporary Ensemble Plays Courtney Bryan

Courtney Bryan, a native of New Orleans, Louisiana, is “a pianist and composer of panoramic interests” (New York Times). She is a 2023 MacArthur Fellow, and currently serves as composer-in-residence with Opera Philadelphia. Recent accolades include the Herb Alpert Award in the Arts (2018), Samuel Barber Rome Prize in Music Composition (2019–2020), United States Artists Fellowship (2020), and the Civitella Ranieri Foundation Fellowship (2020–2021). She is the Albert and Linda Mintz Professor of Music at Newcomb College in the School of Liberal Arts at Tulane University.

On Long Play, Her work Fanfare for Moments of Courage will be performed by International Contemporary Ensemble, one of the world’s leading forces for 21st century music. Lead support for this program comes from a generous contribution from Cheswatyr Foundation.

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