2012 Cary New Music Performance Fund Grantees Announced

New Music USA has announced the Cary New Music Performance Fund’s 2012 grant recipients. The fund provides general operating support to New York City-based professional music organizations and presenters that demonstrate excellence in innovative new music programming and/or performances consisting primarily of new music by living composers, improvisers, sound artists, or singer/songwriters working in any style or genre. Awarded organizations receive a general operating grant ranging from $3,000 to $10,000. The funds can be used for any purpose that supports the mission of the organization and promotes new music and its creators. For the purposes of this program, organizations may include ensembles, collectives, and non-commercial concert venues or promoters. 501c3 non-profit status is not required.

Out of a total 96 applicants, 38 New York City-based new music organizations have received funding totaling $152,000 in the current round. The 2012 grantees are:

American Contemporary Music Ensemble
American Modern Ensemble
American Opera Projects
Arts for Art
C4: The Choral Composers/Conductors Collaborative
Connection Works
Da Capo Chamber Players
Dither
Either/Or
ETHEL
ISSUE Project Room
JACK Music Inc. (JACK Quartet)
Kyo-Shin-An Arts
League of Composers/ISCM
Look & Listen Festival
Mantra Percussion
Metropolis Ensemble
Momenta Quartet
Music at the Anthology
Music From China
Musical Chairs Chamber Ensemble
Ne(x)tworks
New Sounds Music (PRISM)
Newspeak
Quintet of the Americas
Roulette, Inc.
Search and Restore
So Percussion
Sybarite Chamber Players
Talea Ensemble
Talujon
The Jazz Gallery
The Tank
TILT Brass
TRANSIT
Wet Ink
Yarn/Wire
Young New Yorkers’ Chorus

The next deadline to apply for a grant through the Cary New Music Performance Fund is February 2013. More information about all of New Music USA’s grant programs is available on the New Music USA website at www.newmusicusa.org/grants.

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