Bridges Competition Concert, Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute

Sunday February 23, 2020

Canceled Due to COVID-19 pandemic

Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute Program for Jazz is pleased to announce the return of the jazz and classical fusion composition competition Bridges, awarding the David Baker Prize to young artists for new works written for string quartet and jazz trio.

Up to three winners will be selected, and each winner will be awarded a prize of $2,500. Winners will have their compositions premiered in Ravinia’s Bennett Gordon Hall Friday, June 5, 2020.

Billy Childs, Steve Wilson, and I will be here all week working with the young composers.

Concert: Bennett Gordon Hall is located in the John D. Harza Building, at the southwest corner of Ravinia, near the south gate.