Joan Tower to receive Gold Baton
The League of American Orchestras' highest honor, the Gold Baton, will be presented to American composer Joan Tower. The ceremony will take place at the League's 74th National Conference in Nashville, June 3-5, 2019.
The Gold Baton is given annually, since 1948, for distinguished service to America's orchestras. It recognizes individuals and institutions whose far-reaching contributions to the field serve to champion and advance the cause of orchestras and symphonic music throughout the country.