American Academy of Arts and Letters Award
Posted on March 3, 2020
Andreia Pinto Correia received a 2020 Arts and Letters Award in Music ” which honors outstanding artistic achievement and acknowledge composers who have arrived at their own voice”.
Other recipients of the Arts and Letters Award in Music were composers Ted Hearne, Amy Beth Kirsten, and Alexandre Lunsqui. The winners were selected by a committee of Academy members: Melinda Wagner (chairperson), Robert Beaser, Martin Bresnick, Chen Yi, George Lewis, David Rakowski, and Augusta Read Thomas. The awards will be presented at the Academy’s annual Ceremonial in May. Candidates for music awards are nominated by the 250 members of the Academy.
The American Academy of Arts and Letters presented its 2021 Virtual Ceremonial on Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at 7 p.m. EDT. Both 2020 and 2021 honorees were recognized. You may view the archived video of the event.