Doctoral student Phillip Sink wins 2015 Hermitage Prize

Phillip Sink (left) with Bruce Rodgers, executive director of the Hermitage.

Phillip Sink (left) with Bruce Rodgers, executive director of the Hermitage.

The Hermitage Artist Retreat continued¬†its partnership with the Aspen Music Festival and School (AMFS) in Aspen, Colo., and awarded this year’s Hermitage Prize to up-and-coming composer Phillip Sink during the festival’s composers’¬†showcase.

First awarded in 2013, the prize is given to a promising composer who is enrolled as a composition student at the AMFS. Selected by a jury of contemporary composers and administration at the AMFS, Sink will receive a six-week residency at the Hermitage’s campus in Englewood, Fla., as well as a $1,000 prize.

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