eighth-blackbird-2.ashx.jpg Last fall, SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts announced the first two recipients of the inaugural 2009-2010 Meadows Prize, a new international arts residency: the Grammy-winning new music ensemble eighth blackbird and the New York-based public arts organization Creative Time.

After months of planning, eighth blackbird came to Dallas for its first weeklong residency October 17-23, 2010. The sextet will return to the SMU campus in November 2010 and February 2011. Watch a video by SMU News of eighth blackbird at SMU. video

Read more about the Meadows Prize.