return to all grants and awardsClassical Commissioning Program


Eurasia Contort

Composer:Alice Shields

Instrumentation: Soprano, alto flute, recorder, renaissance harp, ud, theorbo, percussion

Seattle, WA 2017

Festival of New Trumpet Music with the Meridian Arts Ensemble


Composer: David Sanford
Composition: Seven Kings (2010)
Instrumentation: 3 Trumpets, Horn, Trombone, Tuba, Percussion

New Haven, CT 2009

Fifth House Ensemble

Composer: Dan Visconti
Composition: Soundings (2015)
Instrumentation: Flute, Cello, Piano

Chicago, IL 2014

Free Planet Radio

Composer: Chris Rosser
Composition: Ecstatic Verses (2015)
Instrumentation: Oud, Bass, Percussion Plus String Quartet

Asheville, NC 2014

Friction Quartet

Composer: Andy Akiho
Composition: work in progress
Instrumentation: Two Violins, Viola, Cello, Piano

San Francisco, CA 2014

Garth Newel Music Center

Composer:Alice Shields

Instrumentation: Soprano, alto, flute, recorder, renaissance harp, ud, theorbo, percussion

Seattle, WA 2017

The Gramercy Trio

Composer: Gunther Schuller

Composition: Piano Trio No. 3 (2012)

Instrumentation: Piano Trio

Newton, MA 2011

Grand Band

Composer: Missy Mazzoli

Composition: work in progress

Instrumentation: Six pianos

New York, NY 2016

Guidonian Hand

Composer: Mary Ellen Childs
Composition: Scry (2014)
Instrumentation: Trombone Quartet, Amplified Violin 

New York, NY 2012

Haven Trio

Composer: Jon Magnussen

Composition: TWINGE (2016)

Instrumentation: Soprano, clarinet, piano

Corinth, TX 2015

Horszowski Trio

Composer: Andreia Pinto-Correia

Composition: work in progress

Instrumentation: Violin, cello, piano

New York, NY 2016

Imani Winds

Composer: Simon Shaheen

Composition: Zafir (2011)

Instrumentation: Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Horn, Bassoon

Jackson Heights, NY 2009

iO Quartet

Composer: Du Yun
Composition: A Cockroach's Tarantella (2010)
Instrumentation: String Quartet, Narrator, Electronics

New York, NY 2008

JACK Quartet

Composer: Cenk Ergun
Composition: Sonare and Celare (2015)
Instrumentation: Two Violins, Viola, Cello

New York, NY 2014

JACK Quartet

Composer: Jason Eckardt
Composition: Subject (2011)
Instrumentation: String Quartet

New York, NY 2010

janus trio

Composer: Paul Lansky

Composition: Book of Memory (2011)

Instrumentation: Flute, Viola, and Harp

Bozrah, CT 2011

Jasper String Quartet

Composer: Aaron Jay Kernis
Composition: String Quartet No. 3 ("River") (2015)
Instrumentation: Two Violins, Viola, Cello

Elkins Park, PA 2014

Kenari Quartet

Composer: Corey Dundee

Composition: The... Of My... Are An... (2016)

Instrumentation: Saxophone Quartet

Bloomington, IN 2015

Kontras Quartet

Composer: Jens Kruger

Composition: Lucid Dreamer (2014)

Instrumentation: Two Violins, Viola, Cello, Banjo, Guitar, Bass Guitar

Hikory, NC 2013

Kronos Quartet

Composer: Steve Reich
Composition: WTC 9/11 (2010)
Instrumentation: String Quartet with Electronics, Recorded Voices

San Francisco, CA 2009

Lincoln Trio

Composer: Laura Schwendinger
Composition: Arc of Fire (2013)
Instrumentation: Violin, Cello, Piano

Highland Park, IL 2012

Line C3 Percussion Group

Composer: Sean Friar
Composition: Four Streets (2014)
Instrumentation: Percussion Quartet

Brooklyn, NY 2012


Composer: Mark Applebaum

Composition: work in progress

Instrumentation: Trumpet, trombone, bass clarinet, baritone voice

New York, NY 2016


Composer:Shawn Jaeger

Instrumentation:Violin, cello, digital/prepared piano

Brooklyn, NY 2017

Line Upon Line Percussion

Composer: Kate Soper
Composition: In the Reign of Harad IV (2013)
Instrumentation: Percussion Trio

Austin, TX 2012

Mana Quartet

Composer: Mika Pelo
Composition: Saxophone Quartet (2015)
Instrumentation: Saxophone Quartet (SATB)

Tallahasse, FL 2014

Mantra Percussion

Composer: Aaron Siegel

Composition: work in progress

Instrumentation: Multiple percussion instruments, plus guest woodwinds

Woodside, NY 2016

Meehan/Perkins Duo

Composer: Tristan Perich
Composition: Parallels (2013)
Instrumentation: Percussion Duo

Concord, NH 2012

Melody of China

Composer: Yuanlin Chen

Composition: Coexistent Beauty (2014)

Instrumentation: Yangqin, Zheng, Dizi, Sheng, Pipa, Chinese Percussion, Violin, Cello, Bass Clarinet, computer and electronics

San Francisco, CA 2013

Melody of China

Composer: Dr. Yuanlin Chen
Composition: Wondering in the Journey (2007)
Instrumentation: Yangqin, Erhu, Dizi, Sheng, Guzheng, Pipa, Clarinet, Cello, Keyboard

San Francisco, CA 2006

Michael Winograd Ensemble

Composer: Michael Winograd

Composition: The Pomegranate of Sistan (2015)

Instrumentation: Clarinet, Accordion, Bass, Cimbalom, Violin, Singer

New York, NY 2013

Missouri Chamber Music Festival with the Calyx Piano Trio

Composer: Amy Beth Kirsten
Composition:  kiss to the earth (2013)
Instrumentation: Violin, Cello, Piano

St. Louis, MO 2012

Mivos Quartet

Composer: Eric Wubbels

Composition: being time (2014)

Instrumentation: Two Violins, Viola, Cello, plus electronics

Brooklyn, NY 2013

Mobius Percussion

Composer: Jacob Cooper

Composition: work in progress

Instrumentation: Percussion Quartet

Brooklyn, NY 2015

Momenta Quartet

Composer:Alvin Singleton

Instrumentation: Two violins, viola, cello

Bronx, NY 2017

Mount Tremper Arts with the FLUX Quartet

Composer: Tom Chiu
Composition: RETROCON (2015)
Instrumentation: Two Violins, Viola, Cello

Mount Tremper, NY 2014