Robert D. Bielecki Foundation Grant Recipients

Source: Robert D. Bielecki Foundation.

Pat Thomas
$25,000 Unrestricted Grant
In recognition of his incomparable artistry and contribution to improvised music.

Brandon Lopez
$10,000 Recording Grant
For a quartet recording with Craig Taborn, Mat Maneri and Gerald Cleaver.

Satoko Fuji
$10,000 Concert & Album Support Grant
For her 100th leader concert and album project in NYC on September 20.
With Wadada Leo Smith, Natsuki Tamura — trumpet; Ingrid Laubrock — tenor sax; Sara Schoenbeck — bassoon; Satoko Fujii — piano; Brandon Lopez — bass; Tom Rainey, Chris Corsano — drums; and Ikue Mori — electronics.

Oliver Lake Lifetime Achievement
$10,000 Arts for Art / Vision Festival 2022 for Oliver Lake
Celebrating Oliver Lake’s Lifetime Achievement at Vision Festival on June 26.

Cassandra Miller
$6,870 for Choral Work, 2023
A commission collaboration with Louth Contemporary Music Society, Ireland.

Yarn / Wire International Institute
$6,000 Support Grant
In support of Yarn / Wire’s 2022 summer incubator — supporting sonic collaborations between performers, ensembles, composers and creators.

Hat Hut
$3,500 Recording Grant
In support of the Albert Ayler Quintet recordings in Berlin and Helsinki in 1966.