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

April 15, 2016

2016 Residency Applications Available

Applications for the 2016 Copland House Residency Awards – June 1 postmark deadline – are now available HERE.

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December 14, 2015

Copland House Announces CULTIVATE 2016

Fellowship applications for Copland House’s CULTIVATE 2016 emerging composers institute are now available.

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September 22, 2015

2015 Copland House Residency Awards Announced

Ten gifted American composers from eight states have been chosen for the 2015 Copland House Residency Awards, all-expenses-paid stays at Aaron Copland’s National Historic Landmark home in New York’s Lower Hudson Valley. The winners are Carlos Carrillo (45, Urbana, IL), Viet Cuong (24, Princeton, NJ), William Dougherty (27, New York, NY), Melody Eotvos (30, Bloomington, […]

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May 13, 2015

CULTIVATE 2015 FELLOWS ANNOUNCED

Copland House has announced the Fellows for this year’s CULTIVATE emerging composers’ institute.

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Featured Media

CULTIVATE 2014 Session

Click HERE for a view from CULTIVATE.(film by Alejandro Salinas-Albrecht)

Now at Copland House

Composer Jeremy Gill

JEREMY GILLʼs recent works include an oboe concerto for Dallas Symphony principal oboe Erin Hannigan, a clarinet concerto for Christopher Grymes and the Harrisburg Symphony, a piano concerto/choral work for pianist Ching-Yun Hu and the Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia, and Capriccio, an hourlong string quartet for the Grammywinning Parker Quartet (commissioned by Chamber Music America and available on innova Recordings). He has been a Fellow of the American Opera Projectsʼ Composers & the Voice program, and a Fellow at the MacDowell Colony, and was recently selected to join the American Composers Forumʼs Artistic Delegation to the 2015 Havana Contemporary Music Festival. His music has been featured in Chamber Music magazine and The Strad, as well as on Minnesota Public Radio and WGBH Boston.
Photo Credit: Arielle Doneson

Next Events

Sunday, May 8 at 4 PM

MA MERE!

Music from Copland House

Works for piano, 4-hands by Ravel, Debussy, and Bizet, performed by Michael Barrett and Michael Boriskin.

Lyndhurst
635 S Broadway, Tarrytown, NY
More information and tickets HERE

Sunday, May 22 at 3 PM

SOUNDS AT THE CROSSROADS

Music from Copland House

Three generations of music by, about, or inspired by the ancient and contemporary Middle East, featuring works by two Copland House Residents, Cantillations, by Ofer Ben-Amots and Kaman Fantasy by Saad Haddad, a Copland House commission, Dmammah by Tamar Muskal, Henry Cowell’s Homage to Persia, Three Elegies by Mohammed Fairouz, and Remembering Neda by Richard Danielpour.

In collaboration with the Pelham Art Center

Copland House at Merestead
455 Byram Lake Road, Mt. Kisco, NY
More information HERE

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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.

Featured Event

Sunday, May 22 at 3 PM

SOUNDS AT THE CROSSROADS

Three generations of music by, about, or inspired by the ancient and contemporary Middle East.

Copland House at Merestead
455 Byram Lake Road, Mt. Kisco, NY
More information HERE

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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 ...