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A posthumous honor for Gunther Schuller

Musician, teacher, composer, and longtime New England Conservatory president Gunther Schuller, who died Sunday at 89, will be honored with the MacDowell Medal in Peterborough, N.H., on Aug. 9. Musician Yehudi Wyner and public radio host Terrance McKnight will speak on his behalf at the Medal Day ceremony at the home of the MacDowell artist residency program. Past medal winners include composer Stephen Sondheim and artist Kiki Smith.