Nearly $200K Awarded to Composers, Performers, and Dance Companies

The American Music Center has announced the recipients of both the Live Music for Dance and the Henry Cowell Performance Incentive Fund programs. Funding from Live Music for Dance totaling $168,250 will support more than 155 dance performances with live and/or newly commissioned music throughout New York City and New Jersey in 2006. Approximately 202 musicians and 17 composers will be engaged as a result of this round of the program. A complete list of recipients is available here. The Henry Cowell Estate has made grants totaling $10,000 to seven organizations and individuals as part of the 2006 round of the Henry Cowell Performance Incentive Fund. The purpose of the fund is to support and encourage public performances and recordings of works by the great American composer Henry Cowell. A complete list of awardees can be found here.