Commissions form an important financial pillar that supports many composers’ careers, but negotiating compensation is often an uncomfortable topic. “Commissioning Music: A Basic Guide” continues to provide a baseline at which to begin the conversation.
It is with great sadness that we report American composer Steven Stucky died of brain cancer in Ithaca, New York on February 14, 2016.
Before we bid farewell to year that was, New Music USA staff members have surveyed the 2015 recordings crowding their desktops (real and virtual) and chosen some of their favorite tracks from the past twelve months for a special NewMusicBox Mix.
Matana Roberts, Joan Tower, and Gabriel Kahane will share stories and music at this free event in New York City.
Before we close the file on 2014, New Music USA staff members have chosen some of their favorite tracks from the past twelve months for this edition of the NewMusicBox Mix.
A brief list of questions has been posted to collect your thoughts on the application experience, your use of the site, areas for further development, and anything else you’d like to share.
New Music USA has announced more than $1,200,000 in new awards made during the spring season through its grantmaking programs.
New Music USA has announced grant awards totaling $33,245 to 28 composers through the April 2013 round of the Composer Assistance Program (CAP).
Out of a total 96 applicants, 38 New York City-based new music organizations have received funding totaling $152,000.
Don Byron, Rinde Eckert, Bill Frisell, John Hollenbeck, Vijay Iyer, Nicole Mitchell, and Meredith Monk are among the 21 American performing artists working in contemporary dance, jazz, theatre, and multidisciplinary work who have been named as part of the first class of Doris Duke Artists, a new initiative of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.