Prof. Avner Dorman wins 2018 Azrieli Prize for Jewish Music
Gettysburg College is proud to announce Sunderman Conservatory of Music Prof. Avner Dorman won the 2018 Azrieli Prize for Jewish Music. The prestigious $50,000 prize is awarded biennially to the composer who has written the best new major work of Jewish music.
Dorman earned the Azrieli Foundation’s top honor for his composition Nigunim for Violin and Orchestra following a competitive review process of nominated works from across the international music community. The award is accompanied by a world premiere gala performance and a professional recording of the prize-winning score.
Read more about Prof. Dorman and the award here.