Haven is thrilled to receive a 2015 CMA Classical Commissioning Grant and will partner with Jon Magnussen to create "Twinge," a 20- to 25-minute song cycle for soprano, clarinet, and piano inspired by Barry Bearak's New York Times Magazine article recounting stories of survivors from 2004 Indonesian tsunami.
Art of Élan is honored to receive a CMA Classical Commissioning Grant for its upcoming collaboration with the Formosa Quartet and esteemed composer Lei Liang. The commissioned string quartet takes its inspiration from the vocal music of aboriginal tribes of Taiwan and will be premiered at The San Diego Museum of Art in March of 2016.
Carpe Diem is honored to receive a 2015 Chamber Music America Classical Commissioning Grant. We are thrilled to collaborate with composer Reza Vali on a new string quartet exploring the Dastgah system and Persian polyphony!
We are proud to be the recipients of a 2015 CMA Classical Commissioning grant for a new work from Christopher Trapani for six voices and electronics!
The work will use innovative score-following software to react in real time and create a lush, kaleidoscopic microtonal soundworld.
So Percussion is excited to have received a 2015 CMA Classical Commissioning grant to commission Paul Lansky! The piece will be written for mostly unpitched percussion, having been inspired by Paul's electronic masterpiece "Table's Clear", which featured sounds he recorded at his kitchen table with his children.