Lucas Artists Fellow

  • RESIDENCY DATES : Oct 27th 2014 to Nov 24th 2014 | Nov 26th 2014 to Dec 25th 2014 | Mar 16th 2016 to Apr 3rd 2016 | Feb 2nd 2017 to Mar 31st 2017 | Jul 25th 2017 to Aug 11th 2017 | Aug 22nd 2017 to Aug 31st 2017 | Oct 16th 2017 to Nov 30th 2017 | Feb 1st 2018 to Feb 7th 2018 | Mar 9th 2018 to Mar 15th 2018 | Apr 1st 2018 to Apr 30th 2018 | Jun 26th 2018 to Jul 21st 2018
  • PRACTICE : Composer
  • FROM : USA

Howard Hersh is a US based composer who has received many awards for his work from such organizations as Meet the Composer, the American Symphony Orchestra League, the American Composers Forum, ASCAP, the Puffin Foundation, the Rex Foundation, and the Irvine Foundation. Howard’s works have been performed at venues that range from the Tanglewood Festival to Grace Cathedral in San Francisco, from European concert halls to the California Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Together with his composition work, Howard has founded and directed many new music groups, including the San Francisco Conservatory New Music Ensemble, and served as Music Director of KPFA-FM. His latest CD of solo and ensemble works Dancing in the Pink House was released this year. Howard was awarded a Lucas Artists Fellowship in 2014.