Paquito D’Rivera to recieve honorary degree from the Graduate Center

Paquito D’Rivera, who recently was awarded the 2009 Composer’s Commission of the Foundation for Iberian Music, will receive an honorary Doctoral degree from the CUNY Graduate Center. Ladies in White, the commissioned work, will be published by Boosey & Hawkes. The work will be expanded into a dance piece and it will be premiered by the Alvin Ailey dance company.