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Leila Adu-Gilmore Awarded the Charles Ives Fellowship

Leila Adu-Gilmore

Leila Adu-Gilmore

NYU Assistant Professor of Music Technology Leila Adu-Gilmore has been awarded the 2022 Charles Ives Fellowship for $15,000.

Adu-Gilmore composes and produces for dance, theatre, film and VR. She is passionate about black and indigenous music, decolonization and social change. Reviews praise Adu-Gilmore for her emotionally charged voice, and her unique strength as a modern-day composer. Along with releasing five solo albums and performing across the globe, Adu-Gilmore has composed for Bang on a Can, the London Sinfonietta, the Crossing, the Brentano String Quartet, Mivos String Quartet, So Percussion and others.