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Vijay Iyer Awarded Prestigious Greenfield Prize

The pianist/composer will receive the honor in April in Florida

The Hermitage Artist Retreat and the Greenfield Foundation have announced that composer-pianist Vijay Iyer is the winner of the $30,000 Greenfield Prize, awarded this year in the field of music. Iyer will receive the award at a special celebration dinner on April 1 in Sarasota, Fla. Serving on the jury that selected Iyer were Linda Golding, past president of Boosey & Hawkes, Inc. music publishers and founder of the Reservoir; Jennifer Koh, solo violinist and prolific recitalist; and Limor Tomer, general manager of concerts and lectures at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

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