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 27, 2015
JOB OPENING: DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR
Copland House offers a rewarding opportunity for a galvanizing, imaginative individual to lead all aspects of its fundraising as it is poised for transformational growth.
May 13, 2015
CULTIVATE 2015 FELLOWS ANNOUNCED
Copland House has announced the Fellows for this year’s CULTIVATE emerging composers’ institute.
November 21, 2014
Copland House Announces CULTIVATE 2015
Fellowship applications for Copland House’s CULTIVATE 2015 emerging composers institute are now available.
September 8, 2014
2014 GALA: “THE AWAKENED PALATE”
Beloved chef Lidia Bastianich and 2006 CH Resident Daniel Brewbaker team up for this year’s culinary and musical gala.
March 4, 2014
Letter from Home
Hot of the press, read the latest edition of Letter from Home!
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Click HERE for a short video on our in-school workshops.
Now at Copland House
MATTHEW BARNSON composes for orchestras, choirs, string quartets, voices, chamber ensembles, dancers, and computers. Recently, his music has been performed at Carnegie Hall, the Museum of Modern Art, the Kennedy Center, the Aldeburgh Festival, the Royal Academy of Music, the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival, ISCM World Music Days, MATA, Wigmore Hall, Aspen, the San Francisco War Memorial, and other venues through- out the United States and Europe. His work has been recognized with awards and commissions from the Barlow Endowment, Aaron Copland House, NewMusicUSA, Jerome Foundation, Yale University, and the American Academy of Arts and Letters, among others and in addition to residencies at a number of artist colonies in the United States and abroad. He studied at Eastman, the University of Pennsylvania, IRCAM, and Yale with Christopher Rouse, Joseph Schwantner, Steven Stucky, Augusta Read Thomas, Martin Bresnick, Ezra Laderman, Ingram Marshall, and David Lang. Studies with Wolfgang Rihm at Acanthes were brief but important and influential. Mr. Barnson teaches composition and has taught at Yale College, New York’s Third Street Music Trinity, College Dublin and, currently, SUNY Stony Brook.
Sunday, August 23 from 2 to 5 PM
OPEN HOUSE AT COPLAND HOUSE
Music from Copland House
Cortlandt Manor, NY
By invitation only.
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