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Featured Projects

Featured Projects

New Water Music

A one-time, water-bound concert event in New Orleans fuses new and traditional music while galvanizing listeners to save Louisiana’s coast.

Created By:  New Orleans Airlift
Project Type: Interdisciplinary, Large Ensemble

From orchestral music and dance to jazz and theater, sample all of the incredible projects supported through project grants. Follow your favorite projects to receive updates as they unfold.

Donald Crockett commission for SAKURA cello quintet

New work for 5 cellos by Donald Crockett

Created By: SAKURA Quintet
Project Type: Small Ensemble or Solo

Inspiring Creativity in Kansas Prisons

Bringing new art and collaboration to the Lansing Correctional Facility

Created By: Sarah Frisof
Project Type: Small Ensemble or Solo


New York-based pianist Vicky Chow to perform a solo concert in Spartanburg, SC in Spring 2018 and do educational outreach to area students

Created By: Treefalls
Project Type: Small Ensemble or Solo

Tamar-Kali’s Demon Fruit Blues

An immersive, music-based experience that examines the origin of misogyny and the ‘curse of womanhood'

Created By:  Harlem Stage
Project Type: Dance, Interdisciplinary, Small Ensemble or Solo, Theater

Requiem for Journal Square

A dance set on Journal Square's 1960's era cement pedestrian plaza which celebrates shared public space.

Created By: Shua Group
Project Type: Dance, Interdisciplinary, Jazz, Small Ensemble or Solo

There will come soft rains

Oratorio for ZZYZX, Mojave Desert Preserve, for percussion, strings, voices, images--about the need for water and the meaning of rain

Created By: Pamela Madsen
Project Type: Electronics, Interdisciplinary, Large Ensemble, Small Ensemble or Solo

A Period of Animate Existence

A Period of Animate Existence presents a series of sharp, hallucinatory visions through the eyes of children, elders, and machines.

Created By: Pig Iron Theatre Company
Project Type: Interdisciplinary, Large Ensemble, Theater

Infoxication: An Interdisciplinary Performance Inspired by the Information Age

Merging dance, live art, projections and music, Infoxication explores the ways in which technology has encroached upon our daily lives.

Created By: Danielle Eva Schwob
Project Type: Dance, Interdisciplinary, Small Ensemble or Solo

OPTION Music Salon at Experimental Sound Studio

A weekly concert & discussion series putting into dialogue a cross-section of the most exciting contemporary musicians working today.

Created By: Ken Vandermark
Project Type: Electronics, Interdisciplinary, Jazz, Recording, Small Ensemble or Solo