Grantee tags music

Orchestrating Change

Me2/Orchestra, Inc.

Year Grant Awarded: 2019

Orchestrating Change is the feature documentary that tells the inspiring story of the only orchestra in the world created by and for people living with mental illness. Read More

The SCRIABIN SONATAS Reimagined, Part 1

Akselrud, Elina

Year Grant Awarded: 2019

This Intertwining Arts project is a blend of live piano performance of the first five Piano Sonatas by Alexander Scriabin (1872-1915) and a simultaneous projection of artistic video collages, with the Planet Earth and humanity's impact on it as the main subject matter. It was premiered in June'19. Read More

“While You Are Out”

Sova Theater

Year Grant Awarded: 2018

"While You Were Out" features Justin Perlman & Adelka Polak's original hand, rod & shadow puppets created from natural plant materials, textiles and handmade papers. These larger than life figures construct Shakespeare's fairy kingdom in this live theatrical experience of "Midsummer Night's Dream." 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

La Bestia: Sweet Mother

International Human Rights Art Festival

Year Grant Awarded: 2018

La Bestia: Sweet Mother" is a multi-media theatrical exploration based on Tom Block's play, of one immigrant's voyage from her home in Tegucigalpa, Honduras through Guatemala and Mexico and into the desert of the USA, looking for a better life. 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

Our Living Paast

Duffy, Timothy

Year Grant Awarded: 2016

Timothy Duffy, in partnership with the Music Maker Relief Foundation, presents Our Living Past, a photography exhibit that shines a light on little-known roots musicians and their important contributions to our culture. Read More

The Mischlinge Exposé

Carolyn Enger

Year Grant Awarded: 2016

Through music and film, Carolyn Enger's Mischlinge Exposé paints a complex portrait of one of the greatest tragedies in the modern era and its continued relevance to our current historical moment. Read More

Inclusive Performing Arts Workshops for Individuals with Disabilities (2014)

Positive Action Community Theatre (PACT)

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Our theatre and performing arts workshops teach life skills to children, teens, and young adults with high functioning autism/Aspergers. We utilize improvisational theatre and choreographed dance to popular music sung by the group. Read More

Braata Folk Singers 5th Anniversary Concert (2014)

Braata Folk Singers

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

A concert of Caribbean folk music celebrating 5 years of performance and preservation of Caribbean folk music in the New York Tri-state area Read More

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