Rufus Reid with The Bridges Composition Competition at Ravinia

Posted: May 13, 2021

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.

Rufus Reid ~ Composer/Bass
Billy Childs ~ Composer/Piano
Steve Wilson ~ Composer/Saxophone

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Ravinia was forced to cancel all concerts and events that were to occur during the summer of 2020, including Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute and the Bridges Composition Competition. As such, the 2020 Bridges Competition Winners will receive the premiere of their winning works June, 2021.

Bridges Classical Composition Competition Concert
Friday, June 4, 2021

No Public Admission
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