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 27, 2017


Copland House, the award-winning creative center for American music at Aaron Copland’s National Historic Landmark home one hour north of New York City in Westchester County, NY, offers a rewarding opportunity for a galvanizing, imaginative fundraising leader.

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April 27, 2017

CULTIVATE 2017 Fellows Announced

Copland House announces the six Fellows chosen to participate this June in CULTIVATE, its acclaimed, annual emerging composers institute.

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April 18, 2017

2017 Residency Applications Available

Applications for the 2017 Copland House Residency Awards – June 1 postmark deadline – are now available HERE.

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January 13, 2017

New MCH Jalbert CD

Secret Alchemy, Music from Copland House’s newest CD featuring the work of two-time Resident PIERRE JALBERT, “an acknowledged chamber-music master” (The New Yorker), is to being released on January 24. For the full press release, click HERE To purchase a copy, visit our SHOP

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Secret Alchemy, Music from Copland House’s new CD featuring chamber works by PIERRE JALBERT was released on January 24. LISTEN HERE.

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Now at Copland House

Peter Van Zandt Lane has received fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, Composers Now, Yaddo, Atlantic Center for the Arts, and Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. He has been commissioned by the American Chamber Winds (for an upcoming concerto for famed trombonist Joseph Alessi), Barlow Endowment, Sydney Conservatorium Wind Symphony, Composers Conference, and Dinosaur Annex, among others. His work has been performed by the Cleveland Orchestra, Lydian String Quartet, International Contemporary Ensemble, Atlanta Chamber Players, and New York Virtuoso Singers. He won the American Prize for his ballet HackPolitik and was a Finalist for the Lili Boulanger Memorial Prize. He holds degrees from Brandeis University and the University of Miami Frost School of Music, and is currently Assistant Professor of Composition and Director of the Roger and Phyllis Dancz Center for New Music at the University of Georgia Hodgson School of Music. His music may be heard on the PARMA/Navona, New Dynamic, and Innova labels.

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Copland House's 2017-18 season announced soon!

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Featured Event

Friday, December 1 at 7:30 PM


Green Music Center at Sonama State University
Rohnert Park, CA

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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 ...