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

November 21, 2014

Copland House Announces CULTIVATE 2015

Fellowship applications for Copland House’s CULTIVATE 2015 emerging composers institute are now available.

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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.

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March 4, 2014

Letter from Home

Hot of the press, read the latest edition of Letter from Home!

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December 12, 2013

NEA GRANT AWARDED

Copland House is 1 of only 2 lower Hudson Valley arts organizations to receive support for concerts and radio broadcasts by Music from Copland House, as well as related educational activities.

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October 11, 2013

CULTIVATE 2014 Application Posted

Fellowship applications for Copland House’s CULTIVATE 2014 emerging composers institute are now available.

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Now at Copland House

Composer Jeremy Podgursky

JEREMY PODGURSKY’s music has been featured in venues and festivals in the United States, Europe and Japan. His compositions have been performed, premiered, and read by groups such as Alarm Will Sound, Colorado Symphony Orchestra, Indiana University New Music Ensemble, Contemporaneous, Lost Dog New Music Ensemble, Holographic, Peabody Modern Orchestra, and NewEar New Music Ensemble. Jeremy has received awards and honors from the American Academy Of Arts And Letters, Fromm Music Foundation, Indiana University – JsoM Dean’s Prize, Finale/American Composers Forum/eighth blackbird, Mizzou New Music Festival, American Composers Orchestra/Earshot, Northridge Prize for Orchestra, and National SCI/ASCAP Commissioning Competition.
Jeremy received his B.M. and M.M. in music composition from the University of Louisville where he studied with Steve Rouse, Marc Satterwhite, John Gibson, and Brenda Kee (piano). Currently located in Bloomington, IN, Jeremy is completing his D.M. at Indiana University where he has studied composition with Sven-David Sandström, Claude Baker, and Don Freund, and electronic music with Jeffrey Hass, John Gibson, and Alicyn Warren. Along with Ben Bolter (conductor) and Ryan Chase (composer) Jeremy is the co-founder and curator of a new music project in Bloomington, IN called HOLOGRAPHIC.

Next Events

Sunday, April 12

PIANO TRIO No.4 BY DARON HAGEN

American Academy of Arts and Letters
New York, NY

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Sunday, April 19 at 3 PM

"I'VE GOT THE TUNE": ON STAGE WITH MARC BLITZSTEIN

Music by Marc Biltzstein and Kurt Weill

Copland House at Merestead

sponsored, in part, by the Westchester Community Foundation Reimss Fund

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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.

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Sunday, April 19 at 3 PM

I'VE GOT THE TUNE - ON STAGE WITH MARC BLIZSTEIN

Music by Marc Blizstein and Kurt Weill

Copland House at Merestead

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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 ...