Newsome Adds to Prodigious Résumé


Renowned saxophonist and composer Samuel Newsome, Associate Professor of Music, was awarded the 2020 Instant Award in Improvised Music. Newsome was also named a nominee for Soprano Saxophonist of the Year by the 2020 Jazz Journalist Association. His past recognitions include the New Music USA Grant, the Alpert/Ragdale Prize in Music Composition and the New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship for Music Composition.