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

January 20, 2017

DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR VACANCY!

Copland House has a rewarding opportunity for a galvanizing, imaginative fund-raising leader, who will play a central role as we embark on transformational expansion.

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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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November 18, 2016

2016 Copland House Residency Awards Announced

Nine gifted American composers from nine states have been chosen for the 2016 Copland House Residency Awards, all-expenses-paid stays at Aaron Copland’s National Historic Landmark home in New York’s Lower Hudson Valley. This year’s winners are Nilo Alcala, 38 (North Hollywood, CA); Daniel Gilliam, 37 (Louisville, KY); Christopher Hopkins, 59 (Ames, IA); Howard Kenty 36 […]

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May 24, 2016

CULTIVATE 2016 FELLOWS Announced

Six Fellows were named for CH’s acclaimed emerging composers institute.

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Secret Alchemy, Music from Copland House’s new CD featuring chamber works by PIERRE JALBERT, will be released on January 24.
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Read more and buy a pre-release copy.

Now at Copland House

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ERIC NATHAN's music has been performed at the New York Philharmonic's 2014 and 2016 Biennials, the Louvre, and the Aldeburgh, Tanglewood, Aspen, MATA, Cabrillo, and Ravinia Festivals. His music has also been featured by the Berlin Philharmonic's Scharoun Ensemble, Boston Modern Orchestra Project, Nouvel Ensemble Moderne, and JACK Quartet, as well as such acclaimed performers as sopranos Dawn Upshaw, Lucy Shelton, and Tony Arnold, violinist Jennifer Koh, trombonist Joseph Alessi, and pianist Gloria Cheng. Recent projects include two commissions from the Boston Symphony Orchestra, including a chamber work for its Chamber Players and a symphonic work to be premiered with Music Director Andris Nelsons. He has also had commissions from the New York Philharmonic for its CONTACT! series, Tanglewood, Aspen Music Festival for the American Brass Quintet, and the New York Virtuoso Singers. A 2013 Rome Prize Fellow and 2014 Guggenheim Fellow, he has been Composer-in-Residence at New York's Chelsea Music Festival and Italy's Chamber Music Campania. He received his doctorate from Cornell and holds degrees from Yale and Indiana University, and is currently Assistant Professor of Music in Composition-Theory at Brown University. He is in residence through late January.

Next Events

Friday, February 24, 2017 at 8 PM

LATE NIGHT WITH LEONARD BERNSTEIN

Music from Copland House

An affectionate, multimedia portrait of the personal side of Leonard Bernstein.

Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center
2301 First Street, Fort Myers, FL (map)
(239) 333-1933
info@sbdac.com

More information and Tickets HERE

Sunday, March 19, 2017 at 3 PM

THE LIFE OF BIRDS

Music from Copland House

Music by Mason Bates, Amy Beach, Thedore Chanler, Lukas Foss, Charles Tomlinson Griffes, and Robert Sirota

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

More information HERE

Sunday, April 23, 2017 at 3 PM

ALONG A DESERT HIGHWAY

Music from Copland House

Music by David Amram, Mason Bates, and David Biedenbender

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

More information HERE

Give Generously

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, March 19 at 3 PM

THE LIFE OF BIRDS

Music by Mason Bates, Amy Beach, Thedore Chanler, Lukas Foss, Charles Tomlinson Griffes, and Robert Sirota

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 ...