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A Conversation with Joan Tower

Location: Broadway Ballroom A, Level Two

Joan Tower is the recipient of the League's 2019 Gold Baton Award. In this interview, Tower and Leon will share insights into their decades-old friendship and collaborations, and they will discuss their views on the field of new music and its emergent trends and challenges—all the while championing the important role composers play in American orchestras.

Speakers: Joan Tower, Composer, Asher Edelman Professor of Music, Bard College, 2109 Gold Baton Recipient

Moderators: Tania León, Composer & Conductor, Founding Artistic Director, Composers Now