April 10, 2023

Jennifer Jolley awarded OPERA America Discovery Grant for opera Spacewalk

Jennifer has been awarded an OPERA America Discovery Grant to develop her opera Spacewalk, see more info below and HERE.

OPERA America is pleased to announce the eight composers selected as recipients of the 2023 Discovery Grants from its Opera Grants for Women Composers program, made possible with the generosity of the Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation. The program promotes the work of women composers in opera and raises their visibility across the field. Grants totaling $100,000 will support the development of new opera and music-theater works by these exceptional composers.

The 2023 recipients are:

  • Juhi Bansal, for Star Singer
  • Annie Gosfield, for Peggy and Jackson
  • Jennifer Jolley, for Spacewalk
  • Dana Kaufman, for Sally Ride
  • Tamar Muskal, for Nadia
  • Shara Nova, for The Subnivean Zone: Under the Snow
  • Bernadette Speach, for The Little Rock Nine
  • Jennifer Williams, for Dis/Inform