Hans Abrahamsen - Danish composer

Mark Adamo - opera composer and librettist

Leslie Bassett - composer and teacher at Michigan (Emeritus)

Derek Bermel - composer, clarinetist, new music advocate

William Bolcom - Pulitzer-Prize winning composer and teacher at Michigan

Martin Bresnick - composer and teacher at Yale

Caleb Burhans - NYC composer, countertenor, tenor, violist & violinist

Anthony Cheung - composer, pianist and director of Talea ensemble

Michael Daugherty - composer and teacher at University of Michigan

Christopher Dietz - Ohio based composer, Bowling Green State University faculty

Betsy Jolas - French-American composer and teacher in Paris

Paul Yeon Lee - NYC composer

David Little - composer of rock influenced music with political themes

David Liptak - composer and teacher at Eastman

Olga Neuwirth - Austrian composer

Thomas Osborne - Hawaii based composer, University of Hawaii faculty

Bright Sheng - composer and teacher at University of Michigan

Sean Shepherd - NYC based composer and excellent conversationalist

Allen Strange - electro-acoustic composer (b.1943 d.2008)

Steven Stucky - Pulitzer-Prize winning composer, Writer and Lecturer, teacher at Cornell

Lu Wang - Young Chinese composer

Daniel Wohl - French-American composer living in NYC

Donald Reid Womack - Hawaii based composer, University of Hawaii faculty


Michael Korie - Librettist

Quincy Long - playwright, librettist and actor

Royce Vavrek - Canadian, NYC based librettist, frequent collaborator


Hilary Hahn - High quality, world renown violinist, friend of living composers, multiple grammy award winner

Yang Jing - pipa virtuoso and composer based in Switzerland

Yuki Numata - Canadian born, NYC based violinist extraordinaire

Ralph van Raat - Dutch pianist specializing in contemporary music

Andie Springer - NYC based violinist, contemporary music specialist


Lawrence Edelson - Director and Producer specializing in opera, NYC based

Beth Morrison - Producer of adventurous new theater and opera

Thaddeus Strassberger - Director specializing in opera


American Lyric Theater - NYC based opera services non-profit

Fort Worth Opera company

New York City Opera


American composers Orchestra - Promotes American composers, NYC based

New World Symphony - Michael Tilson Thomas' Miami based pre-professional orchestra

New York Philharmonic

Alarm Will Sound - a New York new music ensemble

JACK Quartet - American New Music String Quartet

Talea ensemble - contemporary music ensemble based in NYC with a focus on groundbreaking and innovative music

TRANSIT - NYC New Music Ensemble


ASCAP - American Society of composers and Authors, a non-profit music licensing organization

BMI - Broadcast Music, Inc., a music licensing organization

American Academy of Arts and Letters - comprised of leading figures in the humanities

Fromm Foundation - offering commissioning grants and support for musical performances

American composer's Alliance - NYC based organization that promotes new music

American composer's Forum - devoted to the dissemination and promotion of American composers

American Music Center - devoted to the dissemination and promotion of American art music - online news about American art music, affiliated with the American Music Center

MELA Foundation - La Monte Young and Marian Zazeela, minimalist music and sound installation art


Carnegie Hall - includes Stern Auditorium, Zankel Hall and Weill Hall

Joe's Pub - NYC Public Theater's small performance space/bar and restaurant

Lincoln Center - features a cluster of performing arts venues in midtown New York

Miller Theatre - at Columbia University in uptown New York

Le Poisson Rouge - downtown NYC bar and lounge with live musical performances

Symphony Space - a newer theatre in uptown New York which features many small ensembles

Yerba Buena Performances - performing arts events at San Francisco's Yerba Buena Gardens, near the MoMA


Atlantic Center for the Arts - Florida artist retreat, featuring three week sessions with a master artist

Aspen Festival and School - high-caliber summer music festival and school

Centre Acanthes - French music festival and summer program

Tanglewood - high-caliber summer music festival in the Berkshires, offers summer fellowships to young musicians


San Jose State School of Music and Dance Composition Department

University of Hawaii at Manoa Music Department

University of Michigan School of Music

Eastman School of Music at the University of Rochester


Kulintang music - recordings, instruments, literature on the Philippine gong music from Mindanao

Polish Music Center at USC - here you can find out almost anything about polish music