Jessie Ann Owens receives the Greenberg Award
November 15, 2015 (American Musicological Society)
Musicologist and UC Davis Professor of Music Jessie Ann Owens received the 2015 Noah Greenberg Award for outstanding performance projects from the American Musicological Society. Along with the Blue Heron ensemble and its artistic director, Scott Metcalfe, Owens will produce the first recording of Cipriano de Rore’s I madrigali a cinque voce (1542). Owens is currently a Robert Lehman Visiting Professor at Villa I Tatti, the Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies in Florence, Italy.
The Noah Greenberg Award was established by the Trustees of the New York Pro Musica Antiqua in memory of their founder and first director. The award is intended as a grant-in-aid to stimulate active cooperation between scholars and performers by recognizing and fostering outstanding contributions to historical performing practices…. The winner receives a monetary prize ($2,000) and a certificate, conferred at the Annual Business Meeting and Awards Presentation of the Society by the chair of the committee.