return to all grants and awardsClassical Commissioning Program


Music from China

Composer: Chen Yi

Composition: Three Dances from China South (2014)

Instrumentation: Erhu, Zheng, Dizi, Sheng

New York, NY 2013


Composer: Sebastian Currier
Composition: Deep-Sky Objects (2010)
Instrumentation: Soprano, Flute, Clarinet, Percussion, 2 Pianos, 2 Violins, Viola, and Cello

Houston, TX 2010

Network for New Music

Composer: Shih-Hui Chen
Composition: Our Names (2011)
Instrumentation: 2 Violins, Viola, Cello, 2 Pianos, Flute, Clarinet, Harp,Narrator

Philadelphia, PA 2010

New Morse Code

Composer: Christopher Stark
Composition: The Langauge of Landscapes (2015)
Instrumentation: Cello, Percussion, Plus Electronics

New York, NY 2014

New York Polyphony

Composer: Gregory Spears

Composition: work in progress

Instrumentation: Countertenor, tenor, baritone, bass

Brooklyn, NY 2016

New York New Music Ensemble

Composer: Eric Chasalow
Composition: On That Swirl of Ending Dust (2012)
Instrumentation: Flute, Clarinet, Violin, Cello, Piano, Percussion

Staten Island, NY 2010

Nova Chamber Music Series

Composer:Morris Rosenzweig

Instrumentation: Two violins, viola, cello, clarinet, prepared piano

Salt Lake City, UT 2017

Opus 21

Composer: Frederic Rzewski
Composition: Natural Things (2008)
Instrumentation: Violin, Cello, Clarinet, Saxophone, 2 Percussionists, Piano

Kalamazoo, MI 2007

Parker Quartet

Composer: Jeremy Gill

Composition: Capriccio (2012)

Instrumentation: String Quartet


Paul Dresher Ensemble

Composer: Sebastian Currier
Composition: Artifical Memory (2013)
Instrumentation: Electronic Mallet Percussion, Drum Set Percussion, Keyboards/Piano, Violin, Electric Bass, Clarinet/Bass Clarinet

San Francisco, CA 2012

Pictures On Silence

Composer: Steve Antosca
Composition: my end is my beginning (2013)
Instrumentation: Harp, Saxophone, Percussion, Piano, Computer Musician

Washington, DC 2012

Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble

Composer: Pierre Jalbert
Composition: L'œil écoute (2010)
Instrumentation: Flute, Clarinet, Violin, Piano, Percussion

Pittsburgh, PA 2008

PRISM Quartet

Composer: Julia Wolfe

Composition: Cha (2015)

Instrumentation: Soprano, Alto, Tenor, baritone saxophones

Philadelphia, PA 2013

PRISM Quartet

Composer: Bright Sheng

Composition: The Singing Gobi Desert (2011)

Instrumentation: 4 Saxophones and Chinese instruments

Philadelphia, PA 2009

Projeto Arcomusical

Composer: Elliot Cole

Composition: work in progress

Instrumentation: Six berimbaus

DeKalb, IL 2016


Composer: LJ White

Composition: work in progress

Instrumentation: Three sopranos, one mezzo-soprano, electronics

Chicago, IL 2016

Shanghai Quartet

Composer: Lei Lang
Composition: Five Seasons (2010)
Instrumentation: String Quartet, Pipa

Upper Montclair, NJ 2009

So Percussion

Composer: Paul Lansky

Composition: Springs (2016)

Instrumentation: Percussion Quartet

Brooklyn, NY 2015

So Percussion

Composer: Steve Mackey
Composition: It Is Time (2010)
Instrumentation: 4 Percussionists

Brooklyn, NY 2009

Spektral Quartet

Composer:Tonia Ko

Instrumentation: Two violins, viola, cello

Chicago, IL 2017

Splinter Reeds

Composer: Sky Macklay

Composition: work in progress

Instrumentation: Clarinet, oboe, alto saxophone, bass clarinet, bassoon

Oakland, CA 2016


Composer: Andy Akiho
Composition: Revolve (2013)
Instrumentation: 2 Violins, Viola, Cellos, Bass

New York, NY 2012

TAK Ensemble

Composer: Mario Diaz de Leon

Composition:O Ignis Spiritus (2016)

Instrumentation: Soprano, flute/bass flute, clarinet/bass clarinet, violin, percussion, plus live electronics

New York, NY 2015

Talea Ensemble

Composer: Oscar Bettison

Composition: An automated sunrise (for Joseph Cornell) (2014)

Instrumentation: Flute, Clarinet, Violin, Viola, Cello, Piano, Percussion

Long Island City, NY 2013

Talea Ensemble

Composer: John Zorn
Composition: Bateau Ivre (2010)
Instrumentation: Flute, Clarinet, Violin, Viola, Cello, Piano, Percussion

Bronx, NY 2010

Thalea String Quartet

Composer: Vincent Calianno

Composition: work in progress

Instrumentation: Two violins, viola, violoncello, video playback with fixed 3-channel soundtrack

San Francisco, CA 2016

The City of Tomorrow

Composer: Hannah Lash

Composition: Leander and Hero (2016)

Instrumentation: Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, French Horn

Memphis, TN 2014

The Living Earth Show

Composer: Ted Hearne
Composition: Tuned Etudes (2015)
Instrumentation: Guitar, Percussion, Voice

San Francisco, CA 2014


Composer: Rick Burkhardt

Composition: work in progress

Instrumentation: Soprano, clarinet, saxophone, violin, percussion, double bass, plus speaking and singing by all ensemble members

Astoria, NY 2016

Third Coast Percussion

Composer: Augusta Read Thomas
Composition: Resounding Earth (2012)
Instrumentation: Percussion Quartet

Chicago, IL 2012

Third Coast Percussion

Composer: Glenn Kotche
Composition: Wild Sound (2014)
Instrumentation: Percussion Quartet

Chicago, IL 2014

Turtle Island Quartet

Composer: David Balakrishnan

Composition: Aeroelasticity (2016)

Instrumentation: Two Violins, Viola, Cello

Albany, CA 2014

Wild Rumpus

Composer: Dan van Hassel

Composition: Mission: Ammonia

Instrumentation: Soprano, flute, trombone, violin, bass, electric guitar, percussion, piano/synthesizer

San Francisco, CA 2015


Composer: Alex Mincek

Composition: Images of Duration (In homage to Ellsworth Kelly) (2016)

Instrumentation: Two pianos, two percussion

Ridgewood, NY 2015


Composer: Chinary Ung
Composition: Spiral XIV (2012)
Instrumentation: 2 Percussionists, Piano, Clarinet

Saint Paul, MN 2009

Zéphyros Winds

Composer:David Sanford

Instrumentation: Flute, oboe, clarinet/bass clarinet, bassoon, horn

Las Vegas, NV 2017