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.
May 24, 2016
CULTIVATE 2016 FELLOWS Announced
Six Fellows were named for CH’s acclaimed emerging composers institute.
April 15, 2016
2016 Residency Applications Available
Applications for the 2016 Copland House Residency Awards – June 1 postmark deadline – are now available HERE.
December 14, 2015
Copland House Announces CULTIVATE 2016
Fellowship applications for Copland House’s CULTIVATE 2016 emerging composers institute are now available.
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, […]
Click HERE for a view from CULTIVATE.(film by Alejandro Salinas-Albrecht)
Now at Copland House
A recipient of the coveted Underwood Commission from the American Composers Orchestra, and winner of the prix de composition from the Orléans International Piano Competition, CHRISTOPHER STARK's music has been featured on NPR’s Performance Today and was broadcast as a fan-voted favorite on WQXR in New York. His works have been performed by the American Composers Orchestra, Buffalo and Sacramento Philharmonics, Los Angeles Piano Quartet, Alarm Will Sound, and Aspen Contemporary Ensemble. He has had recent commissions from the Fromm Foundation at Harvard University and Chamber Music America, and was one of three winners of the Detroit Chamber Winds and Strings Commissioning Project. A 2012 resident at Italy’s Civitella Ranieri, he also recently worked with the Grammy-winning country music artists Zac Brown Band on an arrangement of their hit song Free for the Detroit Symphony and conductor Leonard Slatkin. He currently lives and works in Missouri, where he is Assistant Professor of Music Composition at Washington University in St. Louis.
Friday, July 22 at 8PM
SONGS AMERICA LOVES TO SING
Music from Copland House returns to Caramoor with a vibrant, wide-ranging program featuring concert works inspired by the sounds of country, jazz, folk, ragtime, tango, and spirituals. Includes music by Aaron Copland, Pulitzer Prize-winner John Harbison, Mark O’Connor, Pierre Jalbert, John Mackey, Hale Smith, Florence Price, and the pioneers of ragtime (Scott Joplin) and jazz (W. C. Handy).
Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts
149 Girdle Ridge Rd, Katonah, NY (map)
More information and tickets available at Caramoor.org