JoAnn Falletta to be inducted into American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Posted on: April 25, 2016

“The music director of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and the Virginia Symphony has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences,” reads an unsigned Associated Press article on Sunday (4/24). “JoAnn Falletta will be inducted into the prestigious academy during an October ceremony in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Members of the 236-year-old honorary society contribute to Academy publications and studies of science and technology policy, energy and global security, social policy, as well as the humanities, arts, and education. Falletta is among 213 people who will be inducted this year. She has served on the National Council on the Arts and her recordings with the Buffalo orchestra have earned Grammy Awards.” Among the 213 inductees into the Academy for 2016 are pianist Jeremy Denk, violist Kim Kashkashian, jazz composer and musician Wayne Shorter, historian Sandra Greene, astrophysicist Jacqueline Hewitt, professor and autism spokesperson Temple Grandin, and Walter Isaacson, CEO of the Aspen Institute and former managing editor of Time. 

Posted April 25, 2016