2006 Grant Awards:
Access to Artistic Excellence
[ August 15, 2005 deadline ]
Dance | Design | Folk & Traditional Arts | Literature | Local
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Theater | Visual Arts
Some details of the projects listed below are subject to change, contingent upon prior
Absolute Ensemble, Ltd. (aka Kristjan Jarvi's Absolute Ensemble)
New York, NY
To support a national tour of Arabian Night. The program will feature Middle Eastern oud and nay flute guest artists in a melding of Western and Middle Eastern musical traditions.
Alabama Symphonic Association, Inc. (aka Alabama Symphony Orchestra)
To support Touring Alabama. Performances and two-day residencies, including master classes for high school music students, ensemble performances, and a demonstration in middle schools, will take place in three communities: Marion, Guntersville, and Tuskegee.
American Boychoir School
To support the First Nations Touring Project. Choral performances are planned for six elementary and middle schools on American Indian reservations or at targeted schools with predominately Native American students.
American Brass Chamber Music Association, Inc. (aka American Brass Quintet)
New York, NY
To support a multistate tour of performances and residency activities. Each two- to three-day residency will include as many as seven performance and educational events by the American Brass Quintet.
American Composers Orchestra, Inc. (Consortium)
New York, NY
To support New Music Readings, a consortium project to present concerts and educational activities in Philadelphia. In collaboration with the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts at the University of Pennsylvania, the orchestra will perform in concert and assist in the coordination of orchestral reading sessions for emerging composers in the area.
American Symphony Orchestra League (Consortium)
New York, NY
To support the New Listeners Initiative, a consortium project to develop an interactive Web site. In partnership with the Association of California Symphony Orchestras and other state and regional orchestra associations, www.MeetTheMusic.org will serve to familiarize new listeners with narratives and audio samplings of orchestral works.
Arab Community Center for Economic & Social Services Access (aka ACCESS)
To support touring performances and educational activities by Middle Eastern musician and scholar A. J. Racy, including the production of a CD-ROM documenting the project. Concerts featuring Racy's chamber suite and other activities are planned for Chicago, Detroit, New York, Orlando, and Philadelphia.
Asian Improv aRts
San Francisco, CA
To support the commissioning, development, and presentation of a new work by composer Francis Wong and librettist Genny Lim. Shanghai 1948: George and Noela's Story (working title) will be scored for jazz ensemble and two vocalists.
Bang on a Can, Inc. (Consortium)
To support the Summer Institute of Music, a consortium project for composers and performers of experimental music. In partnership with the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, the residency program will include free concerts and outreach activities in low-income communities and at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art in North Adams.
Boston Modern Orchestra Project, Inc. (aka BMOP)
To support compact disc recordings of works by American composers
Derek Bermel, George Rochberg, Elliott Schwartz, and Mathew Rosenblum. Each recording will be either a premier release or a new release of an out-of-print recording.
Bozeman Symphony Society (aka Bozeman Symphony)
To support The Song of the Earth concert and related educational activities. Guest artist R. Carlos Nakai will perform on Native American flute with the orchestra in a concert designed to celebrate Anglo, Hispanic, and Native American cultures.
Brooklyn Conservatory of Music
To support Music Partners, a weekly music instruction program. Instruction will be provided to 3,500 individuals at 31 partner institutions including public schools; pre-schools and day care centers; and special education, youth, and senior centers in the New York City metropolitan area.
California Symphony Orchestra, Inc.
Walnut Creek, CA
To support the Community Outreach Program. Activities will include community concerts, a family concert, an instrument petting zoo, and classroom visits by the orchestra's musicians.
Canton Symphony Orchestra Association
To support a series of lecture, composition, and performance events. The project will focus on the similarities and differences between classical and popular music with the goal of engaging young audiences.
To support a multi-state tour of educational music concerts. In-school performances will take place in rural and underserved communities in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and South Dakota.
Central New York Jazz Arts Foundation, Inc.
To support jazz workshops and performances. The Central New York Jazz Orchestra will conduct free workshops coached by guest artists and followed by performances in the Carrier Theater of the John H. Mulroy Civic Center.
Central Park Conservancy, Inc.
New York, NY
To support the Harlem Meer Performance Festival. The free summer series will showcase African American and Latino music and feature established and emerging artists from the area's African American and Latino communities.
Chamber Music Society of Detroit
Farmington Hills, MI
To support the Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson International Trio Award. The biennial award was created in 2003 to encourage and enhance the careers of accomplished and extraordinarily promising young and emerging piano trios.
Charlotte Symphony Orchestra Society, Inc. (aka Charlotte Symphony)
To support Sinfonica de Charlotte, a series of community concerts. Ten ensemble performances and one full orchestral performance will be targeted to the area's growing Latino/Hispanic community.
To support the research, preservation, and documentation of 1960s and 1970s avant garde jazz recordings by bassist and percussionist Juma Sultan. Activities will include transference of recordings from analog data to digital formats, research of copyright ownership, Web site dissemination, and video documentation.
Classical Symphony Orchestra
To support free concerts by college and high school students participating in an orchestral training program. The eight free concerts will take place at Preston Bradley Hall in the Chicago Cultural Center.
Colorado Music Festival
To support education and outreach programming for adults and children. Plans include a young people's concert, workshops for children, pre-concert lectures, open rehearsals, and the production of real-time musical guides for festival audience members.
Columbia College Chicago (on behalf of Center for Black Music Research)
To support school residencies and community performances by The New Black Music Repertory Ensemble. Each of four residencies will include public performances at community venues, teacher workshops, the production of teacher and student resource guides, and pre- and post-performance presentations by ensemble musicians.
Community Musicworks (aka CMW)
To support free music education and performance programs targeted to at-risk children and youth. Residency activities by the Providence String Quartet will include after-school group class instruction, performances at community venues, bi-monthly performances with students, and classes to train older students as teaching assistants.
Da Camera Society of Texas (aka Da Camera of Houston) (Consortium)
To support a consortium project to record the works of composer Charles Wuorinen. Group for Contemporary Music will assist in the production of this Naxos recording, which will include performances of Ashberyana, Fenton Songs (Version 1 and Version 2), Josquiniana, and Ave Christe.
Da Capo Chamber Players, Inc.
New York, NY
To support a chamber ensemble performance tour and residency activities. The four-state tour will include concerts, public school performances, open rehearsals, and programs for retirement communities.
Delaware Valley Philharmonic Orchestra, Inc. (aka DVPO)
Fairless Hills, PA
To support a Youth in the Arts Competition, an orchestral concert, and educational activities. Selected musical works submitted to the competition by students in the fourth through 12th grades will be chosen, then arranged for orchestra and performed in concert.
Diaz Music Institute (aka DMI - Caliente)
To support the Afro-Latin Jazz Summer Workshop. Students in grades pre-K through 12 will receive instruction in the music and culture of Afro-Caribbean and Latin jazz during the three-week workshop.
Early Music Foundation, Inc. (aka Early Music New York) (Consortium)
New York, NY
To support a consortium project titled New York Early Music Celebration. Early Music America will coordinate educational activities for the project, including pre-concert lectures and a two-day scholarly symposium.
East Texas Symphony Orchestra Association
To support a performance of Pasion Mexicana, a concerto for mariachi and orchestra by composers Jeff Nevin and Jose Hernandez. Educational activities will include a mariachi composition workshop for college students and a mariachi music curriculum for middle school students.
Electronic Music Foundation, Ltd. (aka EMF)
To support the United States Electronic Music Database. The online searchable database will include information on American electronic music compositions created during the 20th century.
To support performances and a compact disc recording of contemporary American choral works. Works by composers William Hawley, Donald Skirvin, and Bern Herbolsheimer will be performed on a program titled Hymnodia that will be presented throughout the Puget Sound area.
Fargo-Moorhead Orchestral Association (aka Fargo-Moorhead Symphony Orchestra)
To support outreach and intergenerational education programs. Activities will include Pizza Pop Concerts for teens and young adults and Young People's/Family Concerts for elementary school students and their families.
Flynn Theatre for the Performing Arts, Ltd. (on behalf of Burlington Discover Jazz Festival)
To support artist residencies and performances at the Burlington Discover Jazz Festival. Educational activities will include a jazz scholar-in-residence, pre-performance lectures, and dialogues with the performing artists.
Fort Wayne Philharmonic Orchestra, Inc. (aka Fort Wayne Philharmonic)
Fort Wayne, IN
To support Unplugged, an informal classical concert series. The concerts, hosted by a local celebrity, aim to attract younger audiences to the orchestra, generate an appreciation for orchestral and classical music, and create new generations of subscribers.
Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra Association, Inc. (aka Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra)
Fort Worth, TX
To support a statewide touring program. Concerts and educational programs will take place in five rural communities.
Grant Park Orchestral Association (aka Grant Park Music Festival)
To support a compact disc recording of works by composer Aaron Jay Kernis. The festival orchestra will record Too Hot Cantata, Color Wheel, Five Etudes, and Newly Drawn Sky on Cedille Records.
Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival Operating Corporation
To support a music outreach program. Plans include performances and educational activities by festival artists at three African American churches and clinics by a festival string quartet at area school string programs.
Gregg Smith Singers, Inc.
To support the cataloguing of the music library and re-issuance of out-of-print recordings. In celebration of the Singers' 50th anniversary, the library of mostly American scores along with program notes, performance history, and a discography will be catalogued in preparation for housing at a suitable university repository.
Gulf Coast Youth Choirs, Inc.
To support the Young Voices Festival, a performance of Handel's Messiah, and community-based outreach activities. The festival will offer coaching by noted clinicians and composers to 15 to 20 children's choirs.
Hartford Jazz Society, Inc.
To support jazz concerts and related educational activities. Tenor saxophonist and NEA Jazz Master Wayne Shorter and blues artist Shemekia Copeland will perform in separate concerts and give master classes at an area high school and conservatory.
Hartford Symphony Orchestra, Inc.
To support a Martin Luther King Celebration concert and school and community concerts. Plans include the eighth annual I Have a Dream concert, school performances, outreach performances in community organizations, and concerts featuring performances and compositions by African American and Latino artists.
Heifetz International Music Institute, Inc.
Ellicott City, MD
To support community outreach lectures and performances by professional musicians. Activities will take place at a children's center, retirement homes, and churches during the summer institute held in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire.
Honolulu Symphony Society (aka Honolulu Symphony)
To support youth concerts and in-school ensembles. Plans include six youth concerts and ensemble visits to 120 schools throughout the island of Oahu.
International Choral Festival
To support an international children's choral festival. Approximately 15 choirs from around the world will be selected to participate in performances and workshops that will take place in Missoula.
Jazz Alliance International, Inc. (aka JAI)
New York, NY
To support the NEA Jazz Masters Residency Program. As many as 25 residencies by NEA Jazz Masters will take place on the campuses of Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
Jazz Foundation of America, Inc. (aka JFA)
New York, NY
To support a mentorship program by experienced jazz musicians. Performances and discussions for New York City school students will offer senior jazz musicians the opportunity to convey their life stories and share their artistry.
JazzReach Performing Arts & Education Association (aka JazzReach, Inc.)
To support a national tour educational outreach programs on jazz. Activities will include master classes, workshops, and clinics in 40 communities in 20 states.
Knoxville Opera Company (aka Knoxville Opera)
To support the Mainly Mozart Music Festival. In celebration of Mozart's 250th birthday, the festival will feature performances of symphonic, chamber, opera, vocal, and choral works.
Lancaster Symphony Orchestra
To support Sound Discovery, a music education program. The project involves five open rehearsals with Lido, an animated conductor's baton, that will be presented to students in grades five and above and Symphonic Concerts for Children, designed for students in the third through fifth grades.
Long Island University
To support Saturday Afternoon Jazz Workshops. A total of 40 New York City high school students will participate in the program, which includes instruction in jazz theory, harmony, and improvisation as well as a public concert by participants.
Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra
New Orleans, LA
To support Fiesta Sinfonica, a concert focusing on the music of the Caribbean and South America. Educational activities will include master classes and lectures for students and music historians.
Madison Symphony Orchestra, Inc.
To support HeartStrings, a community outreach project. An ensemble of emerging professional string musicians will perform interactive recitals for underserved and special-needs communities.
Manchester Craftsmen's Guild (aka MCG Jazz)
To support the presentation, touring, archival recording, and preservation of MCGJazz presentations. The 20th anniversary celebration will be co-curated by NEA Jazz Master Dr. Billy Taylor.
Maryland State Boychoir, Inc.
To support an East Coast regional tour. The chorus will perform concerts in New York, Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont.
Meet The Composer, Inc. (Consortium)
New York, NY
To support Creative Connections, a nationwide consortium project that brings composers and audiences together around new musical works. Through a partnership with the Association of Performing Arts Presenters, the project will provide opportunities for composers to attend performances of their music and take part in pre- or post-concert discussions, open rehearsals, workshops, lecture-demonstrations, and interviews.
Mesa Symphony Orchestra Association
To support an outreach project for underserved youth. The orchestra will offer free tickets to schools and community organizations for young audiences and present pre-concert orientation sessions and open rehearsals.
Minneapolis Pops Orchestra Association
To support free concerts for the senior adult community. Free orchestral performances will be held at neighborhood concert sites in the Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area.
To support the annual Bridges outreach program. Sing Me a Home, the 12th annual program, will feature presentations of choral music that explore ideas of home, place, and sanctuary.
Music For All Seasons, Inc.
Scotch Plains, NJ
To support interactive music programs primarily targeted to children living in shelters for victims of domestic violence. Two to four professional musicians will be engaged for sites in New Jersey, Connecticut, New York, Pennsylvania, and California.
Nashville Public Radio (aka WPLN 90.3 FM)
To support Live in Studio C, a weekly live radio broadcast of performances and interviews with Nashville area musicians. The locally produced program will feature classical, jazz, and alternative music.
Nashville Symphony Association
To support outreach concerts in rural areas of Tennessee and Alabama. In partnership with local community organizations, the orchestra will tour to diverse and underserved communities.
Nelson A. Rockefeller Empire State Plaza Performing Arts Center (aka The Egg)
To support The New York Living Legacy Project. Artists Leon Bates, Bill Charlap, Jane Monheit, and Richard Glazier will explore the contributions of George and Ira Gershwin to American jazz, classical, opera, and popular music.
New Bedford Symphony Orchestra Association, Inc. (aka NBSO)
New Bedford, MA
To support a performance and recording project, Voices from the Gallery, by American composer Stephen Paulus. The project will complete the trilogy of his works recorded by the orchestra for release on Albany Records.
New Millennium Ensemble, Inc.
New York, NY
To support a recording project of five works of chamber music by Richard Festinger. The compact disc recording will be released on Albany Records.
Opus 118 Music Center (aka Harlem Center for Strings)
New York, NY
To support music lessons targeted to underserved, inner city youth. Opus 118's Conservatory Program will be offered to low-income children in East Harlem.
Oregon Symphony Association (aka Oregon Symphony)
To support the Community Music Partnership program. The orchestra will select an underserved, rural community to participate in a two-year outreach residency including professional development for teachers, educational programs for students and adults, and performances.
Other Minds (Consortium)
San Francisco, CA
To support a consortium project to digitize archival recordings to allow for free public access via the Internet. Consortium partner Internet Archive will select and prepare the materials, which feature live recorded performances, interviews, and conversation by leading composers and artists of 20th-century American music.
Pacific Symphony Association (aka Orange County's Pacific Symphony) (Consortium)
Santa Ana, CA
To support the consortium project American Russian Festival: The Jazz Connection. The Pacific Opera will partner with the orchestra for a two-week festival including performances, films, educational outreach, and public discussions.
Peoria Symphony Orchestra (aka PSO)
To support community outreach concerts. The symphony will perform family and youth concerts, as well as a free outdoor concert at the Peoria Park District's amphitheatre.
Philadelphia Orchestra Association (Consortium)
To support Neighborhood Concerts, a consortium project. In partnership with the Cooper Health System, the orchestra will perform free concerts and ancillary activities targeted to underserved and nontraditional audiences in Philadelphia and Camden, New Jersey.
Philomel Concerts, Inc.
To support Imagination Workshops, Kids' Concerts, and Concerts & Conversations. The educational outreach programs and family concerts will provide access to and build long-term audiences for early music.
Phoenix Symphony Association (aka Phoenix Symphony)
To support One Nation, an educational program targeted to the local Native American community. The Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community (aka the Salt River Community Schools) in Scottsdale will collaborate with the orchestra to expand outreach efforts and increase the number of private music lessons offered.
Pittsburgh Symphony Society (aka Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra)
To support a community concert featuring the premiere of Pastime, a new work by composer Richard Danielpour based on the poetry of Michael Harper. The work chronicles the lives of three African American baseball players from the past, and the performance in Heinz Hall will coincide with Major League Baseball's All-Star Game festivities in Pittsburgh.
Post-Classical Ensemble, Inc. (aka Post-Classical Ensemble)
To support Song of the Earth, a concert program featuring music by Zhou Long and Gustav Mahler. The orchestral performance, with the Music From China ensemble, mezzo-soprano Delores Ziegler, and actress Shi-hong Aldin, will be held at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center at University of Maryland.
Post-Classical Ensemble, Inc. (aka Post-Classical Ensemble) (Consortium)
To support a consortium project of performances featuring works by Isaac Albeniz and Manuel de Falla. The orchestra and Instituto Cervantes (USA), Inc. will present concerts, master classes, and post-performance discussions in Washington, DC and New York City.
Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra of Boston, Inc. (aka Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra)
To support community outreach concerts. The performances will reach underserved audiences as well as low-income, inner city youth, and immigrant populations.
Purdue University Main Campus
West Lafayette, IN
To support the Community Jazz Celebration, a three-day performance and educational residency with a cappella performer Bobby McFerrin. The project will feature the Voices of Unity Youth Choir and the Fort Wayne Philharmonic Orchestra.
Quad City Symphony Orchestra Association
To support educational outreach activities and touring performances. The orchestra's three chamber ensembles will perform live concerts that will be recorded and broadcast throughout central and eastern Iowa.
To support a recording project of new American chamber music and a subsequent tour to introduce the works to audiences in rural Alaska, Washington, and Oregon. The ensemble will record works by Chinary Ung, Jennifer Higdon, Gabriella Frank, John Pai/Quake, and Al Vizzutti.
Red Cedar Chamber Music
To support Reaching Out: Rural Outreach Concerts. The project includes a series of chamber music concerts and educational events in small rural Iowa communities.
Regents of the University of California at Berkeley (on behalf of Bancroft Library)
To support an oral history project associated with the world premiere of John Adams's opera Doctor Atomic, produced by the San Francisco Opera. Interviews and video clips will be made available on the Internet and to schools, museums, and radio and television stations through the Bancroft Library and the Online Archive of California.
Research Foundation of State University of New York (on behalf of SUNY Fredonia)
To support artist residencies in rural communities. Artists Bobby McFerrin, Tafelmusik, and Meridian Arts Ensemble will perform concerts, conduct master classes, and participate in lecture-demonstrations throughout rural Chautauqua County, New York.
Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra (aka RIPO)
To support state-wide community outreach performances. Ensembles of orchestra musicians will perform family concerts throughout the state, culminating with an orchestral concert in Providence.
Rhythmic Concepts, Inc.
To support the 22nd annual Jazz Camp West. The eight-day jazz music education program will offer daily instructional classes and multiple performance opportunities
Robert W. Woodruff Arts Center, Inc. (on behalf of Atlanta Symphony Orchestra)
To support ASO Around Georgia, a community partnership initiative. The tour will include performances and outreach activities as a means to cultivate meaningful partnerships between the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and communities across the state.
Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, Inc.
To support Symphony 101, an outreach project of community concerts for underserved and low-income residents. Host and Music Director Christopher Seaman and the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra will offer a symphonic repertoire and informal lectures designed for first-time concertgoers
San Francisco, CA
To support Improv:21, a series of lecture-demonstrations on music improvisation. The programs will feature guest artists and composers with the Rova Saxophone Quartet in San Francisco.
San Francisco Chanticleer, Inc. (aka Chanticleer)
San Francisco, CA
To support a national concert tour and educational residency project. Activities will include choral coaching, youth choral festivals, and advanced choral training for adult singers.
Santa Cecilia Opera and Orchestra Association (aka Santa Cecilia Orchestra)
Los Angeles, CA
To support Discovering Music, an educational outreach program in underserved communities of Los Angeles. The project, led by Artistic Director Sonia Marie De Leon, will provide orchestral performances and educational activities in venues ranging from elementary schools to community centers.
Santa Fe New Music, Inc.
Santa Fe, NM
To support Music and Water, the second biannual international festival of new music. The project will include the premiere of Tsunami Requiem by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Henry Brant.
Savannah Music Festival, Inc. (Consortium)
To support the Southeastern High School Jazz Band Workshop, a consortium project with the Georgia Music Educators Association. High school jazz bands from Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, and North Carolina will participate in the two-day workshop.
Seattle Symphony Orchestra, Inc. (aka Seattle Symphony) (Consortium)
To support ACCESS, a consortium project of outreach performances and educational events for underserved communities. In partnership with the Langston Hughes Performing Arts Center, the project will comprise free early childhood music education classes in public libraries; artist residencies in public schools; educational concerts for secondary school students; free community concerts; and free tickets for an orchestral performance.
Sitka Summer Music Festival Inc.
To support concert tours of chamber music in cities and rural communities of Alaska. The concerts will serve communities in Anchorage, Dutch Harbor, Dillingham, Gustavus, Juneau, Sitka, and Tenakee Springs.
Sounds of Hope, Ltd.
St. Paul, MN
To support a Mississippi River concert tour performed by local and international youth. Concerts will take place on a floating barge along the river benefitting the Iowa communities of Lansing, Marquette, McGregor, Dubuque, and Bellevue.
Southwest Chamber Music Society
To support a recording of the complete series of Encounters for percussion and solo instruments by composer William Kraft. Educational activities will be developed for Los Angeles County area schools in association with the thirteen Encounters performances and recordings.
Sugarloaf Music Series, Inc. (aka Sugarloaf Music Series)
To support a two-day Latin jazz festival. Jazz trumpeter Ray Vega and his ensemble will perform for rural, underserved communities of Chester and Warwick, New York.
Symphony Society of San Antonio (aka San Antonio Symphony) (Consortium)
San Antonio, TX
To support a residency consortium project at St. Philip's College, a historically African American and Hispanic college in San Antonio. A partnership with the Alamo Community College School District, the project will include master classes, open rehearsals, lectures, and concerts for primary and secondary school children.
Syracuse Symphony Orchestra, Inc.
To support a concert tour to New York's North Country. The orchestra, under the direction of Music Director Daniel Hege, will perform concerts in rural and underserved communities, including three educational concerts programmed for school-age children.
Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz
To support Jazz in America: The National Jazz Curriculum. The free, Internet-based curriculum teaches the history and development of jazz in the United States.
Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz (Consortium)
To support BeBop to Hip-Hop, a consortium project with the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs. Activities will include performances and educational programs with professional musicians for jazz and hip-hop students.
Tucson Symphony Society (aka Tucson Symphony Orchestra) (Consortium)
To support Southern Arizona Residency, a consortium project. In collaboration with the Bisbee Community Chorus, each residency will consist of an educational component and a public concert in rural communities in southern Arizona.
University of Wyoming (on behalf of UW Cultural Programs)
To support a tour to underserved rural communities by violinist Benny Kim. The project will include the commissioning and premiere of a new work by Marc Neikrug and residency activities in schools and community colleges.
Vermont Symphony Orchestra Association, Inc.
To support the Made in Vermont Music Festival Tour, a series of community concert programs in underserved rural communities. The project will present orchestral programs and educational outreach activities.
Washington Men's Camerata, Inc.
To support the National Library of Men's Choral Music and a compact disc recording of choral repertoire for male voices. The project will advance the multi-year development of an operational lending library and searchable database to safeguard collections of manuscripts and make available this repertoire for study and performance.
West Virginia Symphony Orchestra, Inc. (aka WVSO)
To support a statewide tour to underserved rural communities. The orchestra, with Music Director Grant Cooper, will introduce orchestral music to new audiences throughout West Virginia.
Westchester Philharmonic, Inc. (Consortium)
White Plains, NY
To support a consortium project of family concerts. In partnership with the Paramount Center for the Arts in Peekskill, New York, two concerts will be presented, each featuring the work A Family for Baby Grand by Brad Ross.
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