Seattle Symphony music director Gerard Schwarz, musician-educators Clarence Acox and Scott Brown and singer/songwriter Brandi Carlile to receive City of Music Awards in Seattle.
The second annual City of Music Awards honor local names across the musical spectrum.
This year’s winners:
• Seattle Symphony music director Gerard Schwarz (Outstanding Achievement Award);
• Singer/songwriter Brandi Carlile (Breakthrough Award);
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• Garfield High jazz band director Clarence Acox, and Scott Brown, leader of Roosevelt High’s jazz band (Impact Award).
The second annual City of Music Awards will be presented in a free ceremony on Oct. 6 at the Showbox at the Market. Entertainment will include performances by a Garfield and Roosevelt high school all-star jazz collaboration, a “big brass” tribute to Schwarz, and a prerecorded performance by Carlile.
The ceremony also serves as a kickoff for the City of Music Festival, a month of wide-ranging performances.
Seattle Times staff