People and Projects We’ve Funded

Dive into the wealth of creativity we've supported all across the country.

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Duane Cyrus, resting on a cement wall
Community Connections | Dance | Interdisciplinary | Performance and Events

The Resistance Project

A solo performance at the intersection of Gender, Race, and Age. Collaboration by Duane Cyrus and Jonboyondabeat celebrating Black Women

Contemporary Classical | Electronic & Sound Art
Four musicians crowd around electronics on a table, messing with knobs and wires
New Music Capacity Building

Yarn/Wire

The New Music Capacity Building Program, made possible by The New York Community Trust, is designed for a diverse cohort of small-sized groups committed to presenting, performing, or promoting new music by living music creators on a regular basis.

Contemporary Classical | Electronic & Sound Art
A Latinx man waving from the orchestra stage
Amplifying Voices

Juan Pablo Contreras

Through the Amplifying Voices program, the Las Vegas Philharmonic is proud to be collaborating with composer Juan Pablo Contreras.

Contemporary Classical | Latinx & Tejano
Performance and Events | Small Ensemble

Presence: Stenberg | Cahill Duo & Pamela Z

The Stenberg|Cahill Duo - tireless champions of New Music in the Bay Area - collaborating with extended voice/electronics pioneer Pamela Z

Contemporary Classical | Electronic & Sound Art | Experimental
Amplifying Voices

Tania León

Through the Amplifying Voices program, the Arkansas Symphony is proud to be collaborating with composer Tania León.

Contemporary Classical
Amplifying Voices

Nina Shekhar

Through the Amplifying Voices program, the Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles (YOLA) is proud to be collaborating with composer Nina Shekhar.

Contemporary Classical | Experimental
Reel Change Film Fund

The Neutral Ground

The Neutral Ground is a documentary feature film about the removal of confederate monuments in New Orleans, LA.

Contemporary Classical | Folk & Culture-Based Sound | Media Music
Reel Change Film Fund

She The Creator

Set in the town of Port Townsend, WA, She The Creator is a psycho-spiritual drama feature film about a traumatized painter losing touch with reality, as she is misled by her young and enamored caretaker.

Experimental | Media Music
Reel Change Film Fund

Demi's Panic

Demi's Panic tells the story of a Latina professional in the beginnings of the Covid-19 pandemic in NYC.

Media Music
Amplifying Voices

Jessie Montgomery

Through the Amplifying Voices program, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra is proud to be collaborating with composer Jessie Montgomery.

Contemporary Classical
Four string players stand in front of a yellow, textured wall.
New Music Capacity Building

The Rhythm Method

The New Music Capacity Building Program, made possible by The New York Community Trust, is designed for a diverse cohort of small-sized groups committed to presenting, performing, or promoting new music by living music creators on a regular basis.

Contemporary Classical
A colorful photo of two Caucasian men and one Caucasian woman posing nonchalantly
New Music Capacity Building

New Amsterdam Records

The New Music Capacity Building Program, made possible by The New York Community Trust, is designed for a diverse cohort of small-sized groups committed to presenting, performing, or promoting new music by living music creators on a regular basis.

Contemporary Classical
A woman dances outside with people to her left and right.
Dance | Interdisciplinary | Opera | Performance and Events | Theatre

The Night Falls - A Dance Opera

A new American mythology that asks if art and community can successfully combat nihilism and despair.

Contemporary Classical | Musical Theater | Opera
Five musicians play various cultural instruments on a stage with visual projections
Dance | Interdisciplinary | Performance and Events

Emergence

Through an exploration of Alice Coltrane’s spiritual jazz, Emergence examines what it means to make American music right now.

Experimental | Folk & Culture-Based Sound | Jazz
Six musicians stand around a roasted turkey in a quaint dining room
New Music Capacity Building

Mantra Percussion, Inc.

The New Music Capacity Building Program, made possible by The New York Community Trust, is designed for a diverse cohort of small-sized groups committed to presenting, performing, or promoting new music by living music creators on a regular basis.

Contemporary Classical | Experimental
CONTINUUM
New Music Capacity Building

Continuum Culture & Arts, Inc.

The New Music Capacity Building Program, made possible by The New York Community Trust, is designed for a diverse cohort of small-sized groups committed to presenting, performing, or promoting new music by living music creators on a regular basis.

Contemporary Classical
Amplifying Voices

Valerie Coleman

Through the Amplifying Voices program, The Philadelphia Orchestra is proud to be collaborating with composer Valerie Coleman.

Contemporary Classical
A woman posing with a baritone saxophone in a black-and-white striped shirt, head tilted
Amplifying Voices

Shelley Washington

Through the Amplifying Voices program, the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra is proud to be collaborating with composer Shelley Washington.

Contemporary Classical | Experimental
Four people sit on a stage and have a public discussion.
New Music Capacity Building

Die Jim Crow Records

The New Music Capacity Building Program, made possible by The New York Community Trust, is designed for a diverse cohort of small-sized groups committed to presenting, performing, or promoting new music by living music creators on a regular basis.

Contemporary Classical | Jazz
A man posing with hands folded in a black shirt
Amplifying Voices

Brian Raphael Nabors

Through the Amplifying Voices program, the Berkeley Symphony is proud to be collaborating with composer Brian Raphael Nabors.

Contemporary Classical
A BIPOC man sitting outside
Amplifying Voices

Tyshawn Sorey

Through the Amplifying Voices program, the Atlanta Symphony is proud to be collaborating with composer Tyshawn Sorey.

Contemporary Classical | Experimental
A group of people smile on set.
New Music Capacity Building

Experiments in Opera

The New Music Capacity Building Program, made possible by The New York Community Trust, is designed for a diverse cohort of small-sized groups committed to presenting, performing, or promoting new music by living music creators on a regular basis.

Opera
Six performers receive applause on a stage.
New Music Capacity Building

Five Boroughs Music Festival

The New Music Capacity Building Program, made possible by The New York Community Trust, is designed for a diverse cohort of small-sized groups committed to presenting, performing, or promoting new music by living music creators on a regular basis.

Contemporary Classical
A collection of musicians sit on a set of brown stairs
New Music Capacity Building

ShoutHouse

The New Music Capacity Building Program, made possible by The New York Community Trust, is designed for a diverse cohort of small-sized groups committed to presenting, performing, or promoting new music by living music creators on a regular basis.

Experimental
Community Connections | Large Ensemble | Performance and Events

Chicago Immigrant Stories III

Forging musical collaborations to resonate across all Chicago citizens as they are reminded or redefine what it means to be 'American'

Contemporary Classical | Folk & Culture-Based Sound | Jazz | Latinx & Tejano
Community Connections | Performance and Events

Music for Refugees in Providence, RI

Syrian composer residency engages Syria’s culture, civil war and refugee crisis, creating a musical home for R.I.’s refugee community.

Contemporary Classical | Folk & Culture-Based Sound
Five performers standing in the woods
Community Connections | Performance and Events

"The River" with ETHEL & Robert Mirabal

An immersion in a flow of music, narrative and ritual that evokes timeless Native American traditions through contemporary musical artistry.

Contemporary Classical | Folk & Culture-Based Sound
Two musicians with a violin and drum respectively look off into the distance
Audio | Community Connections | Performance and Events | Recording

Cosmic Language

Cosmic Language utters a resonant exchange of intuitive belonging. It invites distortion, ambiguity, and celebrates unfamiliar sound cells.

Folk & Culture-Based Sound | Jazz
Viet Cuong smiles with keyboard instruments in his background
Audio | Community Connections | Large Ensemble | Performance and Events | Recording

California Symphony Young Composer in Residence

Residency activities and world premiere of a new work by Viet Cuong, his first during a three-year residency with California Symphony.

Contemporary Classical
Douglas R. Ewart plays an instrument by a waterfall
Community Connections | Interdisciplinary | Performance and Events | Recording

Douglas R. Ewart : Expressions

‘Douglas Ewart : Expressions’ explores Ewart’s career and evolution as a musician within the context of his 40+ year connection to the AACM.

Electronic & Sound Art | Experimental