Jennifer Higdon (1962- )



Famous Works Involving Orchestra

blue cathedral, multiple concertos

Fun Facts

  • Higdon has won many awards including the Pulitzer Prize for Music for her Violin Concerto and three GRAMMY Awards for Best Contemporary Classical Composition.
  • Higdon has been a Professor of Composition at the Curtis Institute of Music since 1994.
  • At age 15, she taught herself how to play the flute.

Get to know Higdon in this video by Columbus Symphony Bassist Jena Huebner!

Upcoming Columbus Symphony Concerts Featuring Higdon’s Music

  • None at this time

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