Month: September 2019

Mary Halvorson Receives the 2019 MacArthur “Genius” Award

The MacArthur Fellows ProgramMacArthur Fellowship, commonly but unofficially known as a “Genius Grant“, is a prize awarded annually by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation typically to between 20 and 30 individuals, working in any field, who have shown “extraordinary originality and dedication in their creative pursuits and a marked capacity for self-direction” and are citizens or residents of the United States. Mary Halvorson is a new recipient of this prestigious fellowship and is the only musician named in 2019. Our hearty congrats to Mary for this well deserved recognition!