Higdon, Jennifer

Jennifer Higdon (b. 1962)

Jennifer Higdon (b. Brooklyn, NY, New Year’s Eve, 1962), is a Pulitzer Prize and Grammy winning composer, and is one of the most performed living American composers working today. She has been commissioned by a wide array of artists, from the Philadelphia Orchestra to violinist Hilary Hahn. Among her primary teachers is flutist, Judith Bentley. She holds the Rock Chair in Composition at The Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia. For more info, see www.jenniferhigdon.com