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Scott Winship

Brooklyn, NY

Scott Winship, Director of Grantmaking Programs, joined Meet The Composer, now New Music USA, as Program Manager in June 2007 and became the Director of Grantmaking Programs in November 2011. Prior to Meet The Composer, Mr. Winship served as the Associate Director and Youth Jam Coordinator for Chicago’s Rock For Kids, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping Chicago’s homeless children through Holiday relief programs and Youth Jam, a free music education program. He has also served as the Development Assistant for the American Music Center.

Mr. Winship received his Master of Music in Composition degree from Bowling Green State University and a Bachelor’s of Music Education from Central Michigan University. His primary teachers have included Marilyn Shrude, Jeffrey Mumford, Mikel Kuehn, Phillip Grange, and David Gillingham. An avid beer fan, Mr. Winship spends most of his time aside from music refining and expanding his beer brewing knowledge.

Articles by Scott Winship:

Headlines June 22 2006 | By Scott Winship
Chicago: Plays Well With Others

A new coalition of 17 different new music ensembles and organizations join forces in the Windy City.

Headlines February 14 2006 | By Scott Winship
Chicago: In the Air Tonight

Fulcrum Point New Music Project gets elemental, devoting their entire season to music somehow connected to air.

Headlines January 5 2006 | By Scott Winship
Chicago: The Greatest Show on Earth

Chicago Composers Forum's Musicircus brought together over 500 performers, drawing a huge crowd.

Headlines September 23 2005 | By Scott Winship
Chicago: Summertime Blues

A look at the 2005 Grant Park Music Festival.

Headlines June 21 2005 | By Scott Winship
Chicago: Composer of the Week Club

The music ensemble Accessible Contemporary Music takes a new approach to championing the work of emerging composers.

Headlines May 5 2005 | By Scott Winship
Chicago: Whirled Beyond the Blues

All too often Chicago gets labeled as simply a blues city, and there is much of that, but if you start poking around inside the deep and richly varied music...