Clancy Newman, first prize winner of the prestigious Walter W. Naumburg International Competition and recipient of an Avery Fisher Career Grant, has had the unusual career of a performer/composer. He has performed as soloist throughout the United States, as well as in Europe, Asia, Canada, and Australia. He can often be heard on NPR’s Performance Today and has been featured on A&E’s Breakfast With the Arts. A sought-after chamber musician, Clancy has been a member of Chamber Music Society Two of Lincoln Center and Musicians from Marlboro, and is a current member of the Chicago Chamber Musicians. As a composer, Clancy has been featured on the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center’s Double Exposure series and the Chicago Chamber Musicians’ Freshly Scored series. He has received numerous commissions, and his piano trio, Juxt-Opposition, is available on Bridge Records. Clancy is a graduate of the five-year exchange program between Juilliard and Columbia University, receiving a M.M. from Juilliard and a B.A. in English from Columbia.