The Peabody Post

Lior Willinger Receives The Presser Foundation Graduate Music Award 2017

lior_willinger022717GPD candidate Lior Willinger (MM ’16, Piano) has been selected as the recipient of The Presser Foundation Graduate Music Award for his project to commission short piano solo works for social justice causes. The pieces will be video-recorded with interviews with each composer as part of a YouTube series. Performances of the works will be scheduled around Baltimore to raise funds for the causes. A citizen-artist and a new music enthusiast, Mr. Willinger is the artistic director of Baltimore’s If Music Be the Food concert series which raises support and awareness for those who are food-insecure.

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