The 1999 Pulitzer Prize in Music was awarded Monday to Melinda Wagner, a composer who serves on the doctoral faculty of the City University of New York. The prize-winning piece is her Concerto for Flute, Strings and Percussion, premiered last May by the Westchester Philharmonic in Purchase, New York and its music director, flutist Paul Lustig Dunkel. Wagner talks to Lisa about her composition and we'll hear a portion of it.

Audio will be available later today.

The 1999 Pulitzer Prize in Music was awarded Monday to Melinda Wagner, a composer who serves on the doctoral faculty of the City University of New York. The prize-winning piece is her Concerto for Flute, Strings and Percussion, premiered last May by the Westchester Philharmonic in Purchase, New York and its music director, flutist Paul Lustig Dunkel. Wagner talks to Lisa about her composition and we'll hear a portion of it.