Meredith Monk won the American composer award this year. It's also her birthday, she is 70 years old!
Her website is great ! Check it out : http://www.meredithmonk.org/
Enjoy her music with the visuals, here is her piece
Book of days (full film) http://youtu.be/i4OqYMNjYEk
Don't miss this article from Marc Swed in Musical America Worldwide : http://www.musicalamerica.com/features/?fid=176&fyear=2012