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Upcoming Ojai Music Festival Music Director Named McArthur Fellow

Posted on Thursday, September 26, 2013 12:17am

The pianist chosen as the Music Director of the 2014 Ojai Music Festival is being honored as a McArthur Fellow.

Jeremy Denk was one of 24 recipients of a 2013 “Genius Grant.”   The pianist was selected for his originality, and dedication.

He’ll receive a $625,000 stipend.

Denk’s latest album, “Goldberg Variations,” is set for release later this week.  As well as being know for his musical ability, he write a popular, and widely read blog, called “Think Denk.”

He will oversee the musical direction of the 2014 Ojai Musical Festival, which is set for June 12th-15th of next year.

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