The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation announced yesterday the first 10 recipients of its Hewlett 50 Arts Commissions. The $8 million commissioning initiative is the largest of its kind in the United States.
Ten local nonprofit organizations in the San Francisco Bay Area will receive grants of $150,000 each to commission major new musical compositions from world-class artists in genres including chamber, electronic, jazz, opera, and hip hop.
Complete descriptions of the commissioned projects are available at:
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