Genres Music

LobbyArts

Central Louisiana Arts & Healthcare Inc.

Year Grant Awarded: 2011

This project enabled us to hire dancers and musicians to pefform in lobbies and waiting rooms of two local hospitals on a regular basis. These artists also visited individual patient rooms as well. Read More

Jazz Arts Program for all Ages (2014)

Contemporary Arts Inc

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Jazz Arts Program for all ages supports our mission to perpetuate the art form of jazz through performance and education, bring jazz music to a variety of audiences in our community and create an uplifting environment for children, youth and families Read More

Honoring Refugee Composers

Crossing Borders Music

Year Grant Awarded: 2018

Crossing Borders Music honored refugees around the world in this performance of music written by or about refugees! Read More

Whale Bones and the Boundary of a Fish (2014)

Dexa, Alexa

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Curated field recordings and lyrical historical narratives transforming Long Island landscapes into soundscapes. Read More

Song Quilts: A Celebration of Stitch and Song

Eliza Hardy Jones

Year Grant Awarded: 2017

The Song Quilts project is a visual interpretation of folk songs from the American South and the Russian Arctic. Each quilt is an exact “color transcription” of songs recorded during interviews with women across Russia and the US. Read More

mise-en music festival (2014)

Ensemble Mise-en Inc.

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

A Four-Day New Music Festival in Manhattan, NY, June 19- June 22 Featuring ensemble mise-en (NY), the Momenta Quartet (NY), and Ensemble Paramirabo (Canada) Read More

Recording the Music of Rip!

Furman, Dan

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

This project aims to document the songs from the original musical, "Rip! A Story of Love, Revolution and What is Possible." Read More

Gramercy Brass Band Camp

Gramercy Brass of NY. Inc.

Year Grant Awarded: 2016

Gramercy Brass Band Camp is the official summer music institute of Gramercy Brass Orchestra of NY. Open to brass and percussion students grades 4-12, campers have the opportunity to work side by side with principal members of Gramercy Brass Orchestra. Adult programs also available. Read More

Blue Lotus: new music as a vehicle for social activism.

Gwen Laster/New Muse 4tet

Year Grant Awarded: 2018

An original music recording inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement and devoted to social activism. Violinist Gwen Laster leads New Muse 4tet string quartet in performing her original works that include her commissioned piece "Black Lives Matter Suite" motivated by the Sandra Bland tragedy. Read More

Ghost of Woody Guthrie

Halker, Bucky

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

On "The Ghost of Woody Guthrie" (a double CD), songwriter, performer, and scholar Bucky Halker draws on years of researching Guthrie and performing his songs to create a distinct, honest, unflinching homage to Guthrie’s spirit, music, and legacy. Read More

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