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Since 1985, the University of Louisville has awarded one of the largest monetary prizes in music composition, thanks to an endowment from H. Charles Grawemeyer. Previous winners include Witold Lutoslawski, Gyorgy Ligeti, John Adams and Pierre Boulez. The winner of the 2014 award goes to Serbian-born composer Djuro Zivkovic, for his chamber orchestra work “On the Guarding of the Heart,” inspired by an ancient Christian text. It was premiered by Klangforum Wien in 2011.
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Daniel Gilliam is weekday afternoon host (1-5pm) and program director at 90.5 WUOL, and director of radio for Louisville Public Media. Daniel Gilliam, program director, afternoon host 1-5p (director of radio, Louisville Public Media) has a multi-faceted role at Louisville Public Media, overseeing 90.5 WUOL Classical Louisville, audience metrics, and behind-the-scenes production work at Louisville Public Media. From 2010-2012 he was program director of Classical Minnesota Public Radio. He hosted and produced the award-winning series African American Voices, he’s the host for Louisville Orchestra concert talks, and a composer.