A new coalition of 17 different new music ensembles and organizations join forces in the Windy City.
Fulcrum Point New Music Project gets elemental, devoting their entire season to music somehow connected to air.
Chicago Composers Forum’s Musicircus brought together over 500 performers, drawing a huge crowd.
A look at the 2005 Grant Park Music Festival.
The music ensemble Accessible Contemporary Music takes a new approach to championing the work of emerging composers.
All too often Chicago gets labeled as simply a blues city, and there is much of that, but if you start poking around inside the deep and richly varied music scene, you’ll find new music ensembles and performing venues for new American music are popping up all the time. Performance opportunities great and small abound in the city, from major institutions such as the Chicago Symphony Orchestra to the experimental music on the fringes happening at places such as 6ODUM, the Empty Bottle or, for you experimental jazz folks, 3030…