Composer Michael Daugherty to be UCA artist-in-residence

Michael Daugherty, one of the most performed and commissioned American composers of concert music of his generation, will be at the University of Central Arkansas March 17-19 as artist in residence.

Daugherty, professor of music at the University of Michigan, has received numerous awards, including the Stoeger Prize from the Lincoln Center Chamber Music Society, the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, Fulbright and Guggenheim Foundations. He was composer-in-residence with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra from 1999-2003 and the Colorado Symphony Orchestra from 2001-2003.