Conservatory of Music Professor Wins $50K Fellowship

BROOKLYN COLLEGE–Tania León, a Distinguished Professor in the Conservatory of Music at Brooklyn College, has been named a 2018 USA Fellow, which comes with an unrestricted fund of $50,000 from the United States Artists.

The fellowship is funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. According to the foundation’s mission statement, it stands upon “endeavors to strengthen, promote, and, where necessary, defend the contributions of the humanities and the arts to human flourishing and to the well-being of diverse and democratic societies.”