New York, NY — On May 17, 2013, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) will present the Victor Herbert Award to ASCAP member Tania León, Founder & Artistic Director of Composers Now Festival and Distinguished Professor at the City University of New York Graduate Center. The award, given during ASCAP’s 14th annual Concert Music Award, will be given to León in celebration of her 70th year and for her achievements as composer, conductor, educator, mentor, composer advocate and exemplary musical citizen. The 2013 Concert Music Awards recognize the achievements of honorees who represent the diverse aesthetic spectrum of the concert music world. Other honorees include Jon Deak, Steve Smith, and Morton Gould. For more information, visit: www.ascap.com.
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