May 25, 2010

Libby Larsen Receives George Peabody Medal


The Peabody Institute has announced that a George Peabody Medal for Outstanding Contributions to Music in America will be presented to ASCAP Members Libby Larsen in 2010: Larsen, a composer and founding member of the American Composers Forum (originally the Minnesota Composers Forum), will receive the medal and speak at the Conservatory's graduation ceremony on May 27, 2010. Past ASCAP member recipients of this honor include Leonard Bernstein, Wynton Marsalis, Philip Glass, John Corigliano and Quincy Jones among others.