The Pulitzer Prizes
Four Barlow Commissioned Pieces Recognized by the Pulitzer Prizes
Over the years, many composers who were commissioned by the Barlow Endowment have either won a Pulitzer Prize or have been Pulitzer Prize finalists.
Four of the afore-mentioned composers received recognition from the Pulitzer Prizes with the same piece that the Barlow Endowment commissioned. Pulitzer prize winners include Melinda Wagner in 1999 for Concerto for Flute, Strings and Percussion which premiered in 1997. Pulitzer Prize finalists include Harold Meltzer in 2009 for his piece Brion, which premiered in 2008; Stephen Hartke in 2008 for his piece Meanwhile, which premiered in 2007, and Joan Tower in 1993 for Concerto for Violin, which premiered in 1992.
Below is a complete least of all other Barlow commission recipients who have either won a Pulitzer Prize, or were considered as a finalist.