The recipient of the Pulitzer Prize in 1991 and most major honors given to composers in the U.S, Shulamit Ran’s compositions have been performed by the major orchestras and ensembles in the U.S. and across the globe. Ran served as Music Director of “Tempus Fugit”, the International Biennial for Contemporary Music in Israel in 1996, 1998 and 2000. Since 2002 she is Artistic Director of Contempo (Contemporary Chamber Players of the University of Chicago). Her first opera was Between Two Worlds (The Dybbuk) and, among her recent compositions, is Credo/Ani Ma’amin, for Twelve Voices (2006). Shulamit Ran is Andrew MacLeish Distinguished Service Professor of Music
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