If you ever win a McKnight Distinguished Artist Award, don’t expect the usual phone call. McKnight might toy with you before breaking the news. For composer Libby Larsen, the 2016 honoree, the foundation worked in cahoots with American Composers Forum President and CEO John Nuechterlein and famed choral conductor Dale Warland to fake a morning meeting with Larsen at the ACF offices in Landmark Center.
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