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Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 16:25

German-born Jewish composer Samuel Adler, who fled to America with his parents in 1938, has been awarded the German Bundesverdienstkreuz.

Monday, May 28, 2018 - 13:49

The ASCAP (American Society of Composer, Authors and Publishers) has awarded John Powell, who has scored more than 60 films — including Solo: A Star Wars Story — , the ASCAP Henry Mancini

Monday, April 30, 2018 - 14:36

The second annual award for Best New Opera has been given to composer David Hertzberg for his opera “The Wake World.” This was announced by the MCANA (Music Critics Association of North America).

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 15:27

The young composers Bára Gísladóttir and Mathias Monrad Møller have won the 2018 Léonie Sonning Talent Prize.

Monday, March 5, 2018 - 14:29

The Greek-French film music composer Alexandre Desplat has won his second Oscar for Best Original Score. He receives the prestigious award for his music for “The Shape of Water”.

Klaus Doldinger
Friday, March 2, 2018 - 12:28

German film music composer and jazz musician Klaus Doldinger wil by honored with a live achievement award by the GEMA (the German "Society for musical performing and mechanical reproduction rights"

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 10:49

The Ernst von Siemens Music Foundation has announced three winners of its prize for young composers.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 15:09

Spanish compose Juan Durán has won the 25th Premio Reina Sofía (Queen Sofía Prize) for music composition. This was announced by the Fundación de Música Ferrer-Salat.

Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 16:21

The website of Sonning Music has announced that Hans Abrahamsen is the winner of the Léonie Sonning Music Prize for 2019.

Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 16:15

The 2018 Azrieli Prize for Jewish Music has been awarded to Avner Dorman. This was announced by the Azrieli Foundation.

Huck Hodge
Friday, January 26, 2018 - 12:12

The American Academy of Arts and Letters has awarded composer Huck Hodge with this year's Charles Ives Living award.

Pedro Iturralde
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 11:55

The government of the Spanish province of Navarra has awarded composer and saxophonist Pedro Iturralde Ochoa with the 2017 Premio “Francisco de Javier".

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 11:45

French composer Alexandre Desplat has won a Golden Globe for Best Original Score for a motion Motion Picture.

Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 10:05

Puerto Rico born composer Roberto Sierra has won the “Premio SGAE de la Música Iberoamericana Tomás Luis de Victoria”.

Kenneth Hesketh
Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 15:30

Winner of the 2017 British Composer Awards in the category "Wind Band or Brass Band" is Kenneth Hesketh with his compostion "In Ictu Oculi" for wind orchestra.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 12:11

Australian-Dutch composer Kate Moore will be the first woman to receive the Matthijs Vermeulen Prize.

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