Courtney Bryan

Biography

A skilled composer of considerable imagination

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Courtney Bryan, a native of New Orleans, Louisiana, is “a pianist and composer of panoramic interests” (New York Times). She is a 2023 MacArthur Fellow, and currently serves as composer-in-residence with Opera Philadelphia. Recent accolades include the Herb Alpert Award in the Arts (2018), Samuel Barber Rome Prize in Music Composition (2019–2020), United States Artists Fellowship (2020), and the Civitella Ranieri Foundation Fellowship (2020–2021). She is the Albert and Linda Mintz Professor of Music at Newcomb College in the School of Liberal Arts at Tulane University.

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Courtney Bryan, a native of New Orleans, Louisiana, is “a pianist and composer of panoramic interests” (New York Times). She is a 2023 MacArthur Fellow, and currently serves as composer-in-residence with Opera Philadelphia. Recent accolades include the Herb Alpert Award in the Arts (2018), Samuel Barber Rome Prize in Music Composition (2019–2020), United States Artists Fellowship (2020), and the Civitella Ranieri Foundation Fellowship (2020–2021). She is the Albert and Linda Mintz Professor of Music at Newcomb College in the School of Liberal Arts at Tulane University.

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“Her music speaks to us with urgency and honesty.”

– carlos Miguel Prieto, Conductor

Upcoming Performances

March 8, 2024 + March 9, 2024
7:30 PM

Jacksonville Symphony

Jacksonville, FL

Jacoby Symphony Hall

Courtney Lewis, conductor

Maurice RAVEL: La Valse

Courtney BRYAN: Visual Rhythms (world premiere, Jacksonville Symphony commission)

Camille SAINT-SAËNS: Symphony No. 3, “Organ Symphony”

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