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Billy Childs Named President of CMA’s Board of Directors

First jazz musician to be elected to the position

Performance by Billy Childs at 2010 Monterey Jazz Festival

Chamber Music America announced that it has appointed pianist and composer Billy Childs as president of its board of directors, effective July 1.

Childs-the first jazz musician to be elected to this influential position-is a four-time Grammy Award winner and the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship as well as a Doris Duke Performing Artist Award.

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