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Zoë Madonna, 2014 Rubin Institute for Music Criticism Winner

January 16, 2015

Communications Staff

Student looking at books in the library
Photo credit: Tanya Rosen-Jones ’97

Zoë Madonna, a senior East Asian studies major, earned a grand prize of $10,000 at the 2014 Rubin Institute for Music Criticism, a five-day, invitation-only competition held in November at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. Founded by philanthropist Stephen Rubin, president and publisher of Henry Holt & Co., the biennial Rubin Institute is the only program of its kind focusing on music criticism.

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