Friday, January 18, 2008

Jarrett wins Nissim Prize

Jack Jarrett, a former Virginia Commonwealth University music professor and onetime assistant conductor of the Richmond Symphony, has won the $5,000 ASCAP Foundation Rudolf Nissim Prize for "autumn too long," a setting of the poetry of e.e. cummings for soprano and orchestra.

Jarrett, who after leaving VCU taught at Berklee College of Music in Boston, is vice president of research and development of Notion Music, Inc., where he is principal designer of the NOTION line of music software products.