Breaking BRead wiTh BRYAN CRANSTON!

A once-in-a-lifetime chance to enjoy a private lunch with Bryan Cranston, a “formidable theatrical force” (The Chicago Tribune) and “TV’s greatest leading man” (GQ), lionized for his mesmerizing portrayals of a high school chemistry teacher-turned-expert-meth cook in the landmark television Breaking Bad, and of President Lyndon Johnson in the Broadway hit All the Way with LBJ.

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Mission Statement

COPLAND HOUSE is dedicated to nurturing and renewing America’s musical heritage, and to fostering greater public awareness and appreciation of our nation’s composers and their work. Building upon Aaron Copland’s seminal artistic and personal legacies, we further this mission through composer residencies; live, broadcast, and recorded performances; and educational and community outreach programs.

Latest News

September 8, 2014


Beloved chef Lidia Bastianich and 2006 CH Resident Daniel Brewbaker team up for this year’s culinary and musical gala.

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March 4, 2014

Letter from Home

Hot of the press, read the latest edition of Letter from Home!

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December 12, 2013


Copland House is 1 of only 2 lower Hudson Valley arts organizations to receive support for concerts and radio broadcasts by Music from Copland House, as well as related educational activities.

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October 11, 2013

CULTIVATE 2014 Application Posted

Fellowship applications for Copland House’s CULTIVATE 2014 emerging composers institute are now available.

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October 8, 2013

2013 Copland House Residency Awards Announced

Eight composers from five states and Great Britain have been selected for coveted, all-expenses-paid residencies during the 2013-14 season at Aaron Copland’s National Historic Landmark house in New York’s lower Hudson Valley.

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Featured Media

NEW RELEASE! Click HERE for a sample and order HERE.

Click HERE for a short video on CULTIVATE 2013.

Click HERE for a short video on our in-school workshops.

Now at Copland House

Holloway-Nahum - web

Music by AARON HOLLOWAY-NAHUM, whose residence just ended, has been played across the world and recorded in London’s fabled Abbey Road and Maida Vale Studios. Recent projects include works for the BBC Symphony, London Sinfonietta, and clarinetist Tim Orpen (commissioned by the Britten Pears and RVW Trusts), as well as premieres at the Cheltenham Festival (Expressions of Sea Level by the Dr. K Sextet), the Etchings Festival in France (She Had Become a Map by harperc), and New Dots in London (How to Avoid Huge Ships by the Atea Quintet). In addition to his active schedule as a composer, he works as a recording engineer, is an active advocate of new music as a writer (, Tempo magazine) and is currently the Artistic Director and Principal Conductor of The Riot Ensemble.

Next Events

Sunday, October 26 at 3 PM

Follies, Fancies, and Alchemy

Copland House at Merestead
Mt. Kisco, NY

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Wednesday, October 29 at 8 PM

Latin American Sketches

Macalester College
St. Paul, MN

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Saturday, November 15 at 8 PM

In Grateful Rejoicing: Irving Fine at 100

Brandeis University
Waltham, MA

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Sunday, November 16 at 3 PM

In Grateful Rejoicing: Irving Fine at 100

Copland House at Merestead
Mt. Kisco, NY

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Give Generously

All Copland House programs depend on the annual tax-deductible contributions of individual, institutional, and corporate supporters around the country and the world. Become one of our Friends of Copland House. Donations at all levels are welcome, and we hope you will give as generously as you can.

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Concert Sunday, Oct 26 at 3 PM


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Copland: Through 1942

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Copland: Through 1942

This American classic includes Copland's first-person recollections, Vivian Perlis' vivid commentary, and ...