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.
November 7, 2020
2020 Copland House Residency Awards Announced
Five outstanding composers from four states have received our 2020 Residency Awards, a year curtailed by the COVID pandemic.
February 8, 2020
CULTIVATE 2020 Fellows Named
Copland House has named six composers as 2020 Fellows of its coveted emerging composers institute, selected from 180 applicants in 27 states and 3 countries.
October 4, 2019
MCH and The Graduate Center, CUNY Launch New Series
Concerts championing 150 years of American music begin this fall.
August 2, 2019
2019 Copland House Residency Awards Announced
Twelve highly-gifted American composers from ten states have been chosen for the 2019 Copland House Residency Awards. For a list of the new Residents …
Copland House Virtual Tour
While we may not be able to welcome you in person, we hope everyone can visit Copland House virtually with this video tour guided by our Artistic and Executive Director, Michael Boriskin.
Now at Copland House
In residence through Mid-December, Chen Yihan aims for a convergence of different points in time and space. Much of his work connects the past to the future, and brings together different corners of the world in an abstract, poetic, and emotional way that transcends culture and epoch. His music is often a play of lines, space, and intensity in a calligraphic way, reflecting his cultural roots in the Chinese arts. His compositions have been performed by the China National Symphony Orchestra, Symphony Orchestra of the National Opera House of China, and The Juilliard Orchestra, among others. Recipient of two ASCAP Foundation Morton Gould Young Composer Awards, he graduated from Juilliard and Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music, and is currently a doctoral candidate at Princeton University. As a pianist, he won the Grand Prize at the Cincinnati World Piano Competition.
NPR Tiny Desk (at Home) Concert
All-Copland instrumental program, direct from his beloved studio, with MCH artists performing selections from the Duo, Violin Sonata, and Three Moods
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Wednesday, December 9
A Home of Our Own
A Virtual Celebration of Place, Life, and Community Benefiting Copland House