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Supporting the Sounds of Tomorrow

We envision a thriving, connected, and equitable ecosystem for new music across the United States.

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    Funding Opportunity

    Reel Change Film Fund

    Reel Change is a five-year grants and mentorship program for composers of diverse backgrounds who have been marginalized in film composition.

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    Amplifying Voices

    Amplifying Voices fosters collaboration and collective action between US orchestras and composers toward racial and gender equality in classical music.

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Highlights From Our Grantees

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Shelley Washington

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

Amplifying Voices

Women In The Front Seat

“Women in the Front Seat” paints a vibrant and diverse picture of women who not only drive their motorcycles but drive their lives.

Reel Change Film Fund
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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.

New Music Capacity Building

Our Funding Partners

Support for New Music USA and its many programs and activities is provided by foundations, corporations, government agencies, and hundreds of individual contributors.

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Support for New Music USA is provided by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature, and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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Major annual program and operating support are provided by grants from Baisley Powell Elebash Fund, Booth Ferris Foundation, SESAC, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Sphinx Venture Fund, The New York Community Trust, Howard Gilman Foundation, The Aaron Copland Fund for Music, Inc., Alice M. Ditson Fund of Columbia University, and The Amphion Foundation, Inc., with additional annual or project support from Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, the Sorel Organization, Cheswatyr Foundation, ASCAP, Francis Goelet Charitable Lead Trusts, The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, The Mattina R. Proctor Foundation, The ASCAP Foundation, BMI Foundation, Rodgers and Hammerstein Foundation, the Robert W. Deutsch Foundation, Loud Hound Foundation, Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation and many individuals. New Music USA acknowledges and is grateful for the support of its endowment donors, including The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Mary Flagler Cary Charitable Trust, Helen F. Whitaker Fund, Baisley Powell Elebash Fund, Hewlett Foundation, Fidelity Foundation, Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation, and Francis Goelet Charitable Lead Trusts.

Support for New Music USA is provided by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Major annual program and operating support are provided by grants from Baisley Powell Elebash Fund, Booth Ferris Foundation, SESAC, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Sphinx Venture Fund, The New York Community Trust, Howard Gilman Foundation, The Aaron Copland Fund for Music, Inc., Alice M. Ditson Fund of Columbia University, and The Amphion Foundation, Inc., with additional annual or project support from Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, the Sorel Organization, Cheswatyr Foundation, ASCAP, Francis Goelet Charitable Lead Trusts, The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, The Mattina R. Proctor Foundation, The ASCAP Foundation, BMI Foundation, Rodgers and Hammerstein Foundation, the Robert W. Deutsch Foundation, Loud Hound Foundation, Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation and many individuals. New Music USA acknowledges and is grateful for the support of its endowment donors, including The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Mary Flagler Cary Charitable Trust, Helen F. Whitaker Fund, Baisley Powell Elebash Fund, Hewlett Foundation, Fidelity Foundation, Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation, and Francis Goelet Charitable Lead Trusts.