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Full Name Jennifer Higdon
Profession Composer
Date of Birth December 31 , 1962
Current Age 60 years
Place of Birth Brooklyn
Birth Country United States
Birth Sign Capricorn
Dead or Alive Alive ( 60 years old)

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Jennifer Higdon age, height, net worth, birthday, biography, facts! In this article, we will discover how old is Jennifer Higdon? Who is Jennifer Higdon dating now & how much money does Jennifer Higdon have?

Jennifer Higdon Biography

Jennifer Higdon is one of the famous Composer, who was born on the memorable day of December 31 in the year 1962. Hailing from the vibrant city of New York, Jennifer Higdon is a proud citizen of United States.

Classical music composer who was awarded the 2010 Pulitzer Prize in Music for her Violin Concerto. She also received a Grammy Award in 2009 for Best Contemporary Composition for her Percussion Concerto.

Over the years, not only have skills been honed, but a significant impact has also been made in the professional field. Whether it's through work, public appearances, or contributions to the community, Jennifer Higdon continues to be an inspiration for many.

Jennifer Higdon Wiki

Popular As Jennifer Higdon
First Name Jennifer
Last Name Higdon
Education Bowling Green State University; Heritage High School; Curtis Institute of Music
Siblings Andrew Blue Higdon


Her family was residing in Brooklyn when she was born, but they soon moved to Atlanta where she spent the first 10 years of her life. They then relocated to Tennessee. She met her partner Cheryl Lawson in high school.

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She studied composition under George Crumb at the University of Pennsylvania.


She was a self-taught flautist who performed in concert band in high school, but had minimal exposure to classical music until college. She majored in flute performance at Bowling Green State University.


She used Charles Frazier’s “Cold Mountain” as the basis for an opera that was commissioned by Santa Fe Opera and Opera Philadelphia.

Net Worth & Salary

Jennifer Higdon net worth is $5 Million (2022).

Jennifer Higdon Timeline

Instead, her early musical education came from listening to rock and folk music from the 1960s.
From 1994 to 2021, Higdon was a professor of composition at the Curtis Institute of Music, where she held the Milton L.
She wrote her first opera based on Charles Frazier's 1997 novel, Cold Mountain with a libretto by Gene Scheer.
Her most popular work is blue cathedral, a one-movement tone poem which she wrote in memory of her brother, who died of cancer in 1998.
Premiered in 2000, it has since been performed by more than 400 orchestras around the world. .
The League of American Orchestras reported Higdon as one of the most performed living American composers, in 2008. "Higdon's music is lithe and expert", wrote Robert Battey of the Washington Post. "Jennifer Higdon's vivid, attractive works have made her a hot commodity lately," wrote Steve Smith of the New York Times.