This award was generously supported by Peter D. and Julie Fisher Cummings. _
Classically trained violinist Leila Josefowicz is a virtuoso with a sensitive touch. Her interpretation of the violin repertoire of yesterday and the emerging music of today has impressed the music world. She loves to hear the violin sing in new ways and collaborates frequently with composers who are creating new and vibrant music. In 2004 Josefowicz received a Grammy nomination for a live recording of music by American composer John Adams.