Recent Grants

Music: FY 2015 Grants Panelists

Art Works 1, Panel A1
July 9, 2014

Jennifer Barlament
General Manager
The Cleveland Orchestra
Cleveland, OH

Robert Foster
Composer and Performer
Professor of Music, Director of Jazz Studies
Georgia Regents University
Martinez, GA

Kareem George
Managing Director of Community Programs
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Franklin, MI

Pamela Michaelis
President
Ensemble Music New Mexico / Chatter
Albuquerque, NM

Francisco Núñez
Conductor, Composer
Founder, Artistic Director
Young People’s Chorus of New York City
New York, NY

Gayle Ober (Layperson)
Executive Director
George Family Foundation
St. Paul, MN

Art Works 1, Panel A2
July 9, 2014

Robert Foster
Composer and Performer
Professor of Music, Director of Jazz Studies
Georgia Regents University
Martinez, GA

Kareem George
Managing Director of Community Programs
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Franklin, MI

Pamela Michaelis
President
Ensemble Music New Mexico / Chatter
Albuquerque, NM

Francisco Núñez
Conductor, Composer
Founder, Artistic Director
Young People’s Chorus of New York City
New York, NY

Gayle Ober (Layperson)
Executive Director
George Family Foundation
St. Paul, MN

Art Works 1, Panel B1
July 9, 2014

Miguel Felipe
Assistant Professor of Music, Director of Choral Activities
The University of Hawai‘i, Mānoa
Honolulu, HI

Adam Fong
Composer
Executive Director; Director of National Initiatives
Center for New Music; Emerging Arts Professionals
San Francisco, CA

Linda Hoeschler (Layperson)
Consultant, Arts Patron
St. Paul, MN

Jonathan Bailey Holland
Composer
Associate Professor of Composition
Berklee College of Music
Arlington, MA

Jeri Lynne Johnson
Founder, Music Director
Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra
Philadelphia, PA

Melissa Smey
Executive Director
Arts Initiative and Miller Theatre
Columbia University
Brooklyn, NY

Art Works 1, Panel B2
July 9, 2014

Miguel Felipe
Assistant Professor of Music, Director of Choral Activities
The University of Hawai‘i, Mānoa
Honolulu, HI

Adam Fong
Composer
Executive Director; Director of National Initiatives
Center for New Music; Emerging Arts Professionals
San Francisco, CA

Linda Hoeschler (Layperson)
Consultant, Arts Patron
St. Paul, MN

Jonathan Bailey Holland
Composer
Associate Professor of Composition
Berklee College of Music
Arlington, MA

Jeri Lynne Johnson
Founder, Music Director
Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra
Philadelphia, PA

Art Works 1, Panel C1
July 10, 2014

Anthony Brown
Composer, Percussionist, Ethnomusicologist
Director
Fifth Stream Music, Asian American Orchestra
Berkeley, CA

Darrell Grant
Jazz Pianist, Composer
Professor of Music
Portland State University
Portland, OR

Stephen Guerra
Lecturer, Conductor
Managing Director, Henry Mancini Institute
Director of Community Outreach, Frost School of Music
University of Miami
Miami, FL

Laura Johnson
Senior Director of Education and Public Programs
New York City Ballet
New York, NY

Arnie Malina (Layperson)
Arts Patron, Retired Consultant
Burlington, VT

Deanna Relyea
Mezzo Soprano
Founder, Artistic Director
Kerrytown Concert House
Ann Arbor, MI

Art Works 1, Panel C2
July 10, 2014

Darrell Grant
Jazz Pianist, Composer
Professor of Music
Portland State University
Portland, OR

Arnie Malina (Layperson)
Arts Patron, Retired Consultant
Burlington, VT

Deanna Relyea
Mezzo Soprano
Founder, Artistic Director
Kerrytown Concert House
Ann Arbor, MI

Art Works 1, Panel D1
July 10, 2014

Armando Bayolo
Composer, Conductor, Presenter
Artistic Director
Atlas Performing Arts Center, Great Noise Ensemble
Alexandria, VA

Marie-Hélène Bernard
Executive Director/CEO
Handel and Haydn Society
Boston, MA

Mei-Ann Chen
Music Director and Conductor
Chicago Sinfonietta & Memphis Symphony Orchestra
Memphis, TN

Kent Devereaux
Composer, Director, Producer
Professor, Music Department Chair
Cornish College of the Arts
Seattle, WA

Sarah Ioannides
Music Director and Conductor
Spartanburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Tacoma Symphony Orchestra
Stafford Springs, CT

Art Works 1, Panel D2
July 10, 2014

Mei-Ann Chen
Music Director and Conductor
Chicago Sinfonietta & Memphis Symphony Orchestra
Memphis, TN

Kent Devereaux
Composer, Director, Producer
Professor, Music Department Chair
Cornish College of the Arts
Evanston, IL

Sarah Ioannides
Music Director and Conductor
Spartanburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Tacoma Symphony Orchestra
Stafford Springs, CT

NEA Jazz Masters Fellowships
January 14, 2014

Luis Alvarez (Layperson)
President & CEO
Alvarez Technology Group, Inc.
Monterey, CA

Tia Fuller
Saxophonist, Composer, Educator
Professor
Berklee School of Music
South Bound Brook, NJ

Laura Johnson
Interim Director of Education/Arts Consultant
New York City Ballet
New York, NY

Ramsey Lewis
NEA Jazz Master
Pianist, Radio & Television Host
Chicago, IL

Branford Marsalis
NEA Jazz Master
Saxophonist, Bandleader, Composer, Producer, Educator
Marsalis Music, The Branford Marsalis Quartet
Durham, NC

Ellen Rowe
Jazz Pianist, Composer
Professor & Chair
Department of Jazz and Contemporary Improvisation
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI

Art Works II, Panel A1
November 13, 2014

Richard Fischer (Layperson)
Arts Patron, Community Volunteer
Retired Educator
Landenberg, PA

Richard J. Giarusso
Chair, Department of Musicology
Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University
Silver Spring, MD

Linda S. Magee
Arts Consultant
Portland, OR

Jessie Montgomery
Violinist, Composer, Music Educator
New York, NY

Lawrence (Larry) J. Tamburri
Executive Director
Newark School of the Arts
Maplewood, NJ

Paul Winberg
President & CEO
Grant Park Music Festival
Chicago, IL

Art Works II, Panel A2
November 13, 2014

Richard Fischer (Layperson)
Arts Patron, Community Volunteer
Retired Educator
Iandenberg, PA

Richard J. Giarusso
Chair, Department of Musicology
Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University
Silver Spring, MD

Linda S. Magee
Arts Consultant
Portland, OR

Lawrence (Larry) J. Tamburri
Executive Director
Newark School of the Arts
Maplewood, NJ

Paul Winberg
President & CEO
Grant Park Music Festival
Chicago, IL

Art Works II, Panel B
November 13, 2014

Jessica Chao (Layperson)
Chief Operating Officer
Foundation for Child Development
Ridgewood, NJ

Scott Dettra
Director of Music and Organist
Church of the Incarnation
Dallas, TX

Amy Iwano
Executive Director
University of Chicago Presents
Chicago, IL

Dinorah Marquez
Director, Latino Arts Strings Program
Latino Arts Inc., United Community Center
Milwaukee, WI

Art Works II, Panel C1
November 14, 2014

Ilona Kudina
Musician, Educator
Jamaica Plain, MA

David (Dave) M. Padilla (Layperson)
Radio Reporter/Weekend News Anchor
KCBS AM/FM, San Francisco
Benicia, CA

Daniel Bernard Roumain
Composer
Sozo Artists; Opus 3 Artists
New York, NY

Erica von Kleist
Jazz Musician, Composer, Educator
Whitefish, MT

Rodney Whitaker
Distinguished Professor
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI

Art Works II, Panel C2
November 14, 2014

Ilona Kudina
Musician, Educator
Jamaica Plain, MA

David (Dave) M. Padilla (Layperson)
Radio Reporter/Weekend News Anchor
KCBS AM/FM, San Francisco
Benicia, CA

Daniel Bernard Roumain
Composer
Sozo Artists; Opus 3 Artists
New York, NY

Erica von Kleist
Jazz Musician, Composer, Educator
Whitefish, MT