Dr. Robert Weiss Professor of Music
A composer, Anna Weesner has written many commissioned works and had her compositions performed across North America. Her music has been recorded on the CRI and Albany Records labels. She is the recipient of a 2009 Guggenheim Fellowship and has won many other awards, including a 2006 Award for Excellence in the Arts by the Virginia Center and a Pew Fellowship in the Arts. She has been in residence at the MacDowell Colony, the Wellesley Composers Conference, the Seal Bay Festival, and at Fondation Royaumont in France.
About the Donor
In 2010, George A. Weiss, W'65, HON'14, together with his wife, Lydia, endowed four Penn Integrates Knowledge University Professorships, adding to his extensive philanthropic legacy of support for Penn's highest priorities.