James Brandon Lewis Award Scholarship for Ph.D. Studies

Source: PhillyVoice.

An initiative supported by Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson and whiskey brand The Balvenie has named its first recipient for a scholarship to the University of the Arts. James Brandon Lewis, a composer and saxophonist from Buffalo, New York, will begin a specialized PhD in Creativity at the school, formulating a dissertation on the intersections of music and molecular biology. The curriculum was established in 2018 as a low-residency program where professionals can use their own understandings to explore their career paths further.