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.
January 26, 2019
CULTIVATE 2019 FELLOWS ANNOUNCED
Copland House has announced the three women and three men selected as Fellows to participate in CULTIVATE 2019, chosen from 80 applicants in 23 states, Puerto Rico, and 1 Canadian province.
December 3, 2018
CH ON CBS-TV
Music from Copland House Principal Violinist Curtis Macomber and Founding Pianist Michael Boriskin appeared on CBS Sunday Morning, as part of the nationally-telecast program’s regular Almanac feature. Hosted by Jane Pauley, the segment marked Copland’s passing in 1990, and included a brief profile of Copland’s career, referenced Copland House, and an live, in-studio performance of […]
July 23, 2018
2018 Copland House Residency Awards Announced
Twelve highly-gifted American composers from eight states have been chosen for the 2018 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 Michael Brown, 31 (New York, NY); Ke-Chia Chen, 38 (Philadelphia, PA); Andrea Clearfield, 57 (Philadelphia, PA); Michael Fiday, 57 […]
May 24, 2018
CULTIVATE 2018 Fellows Announced
Copland House announces the six Fellows chosen to participate this June in CULTIVATE, its acclaimed, annual emerging composers institute.
Hear an excerpt from Music from Copland House’s recent premiere of Viet Cuong’s Fine Lines, inspired by Picasso’s line drawings. The work was our inaugural HARVEST commission, which honors one CULTIVATE Fellow annually.
Now at Copland House
After Greg Reitan studied with a number of notable musicians in his native Washington state, he relocated to Los Angeles, where he attended USC’s Thornton School of Music as a Dean’s Scholar and studied with, among others, the legendary film composers David Raksin and Elmer Bernstein. He was a winner of the Harry Warren Prizeand the ASCAP Young Jazz Composer Award, and a Finalist in the John Coltrane Competition the Great American Jazz Piano Competition and the Hennessy Cognac Jazz Search. He composed the award-winning original score for the independent film, Dumbarton Bridge, and made debut at his Jazz at Lincoln Center debut in 2017. He has also recorded four critically-acclaimed albums for Sunnyside Records.
Saturday, June 22 at 3:00 PM
REITAN CD RELEASE PARTY & PERFORMANCE
ONLY A FEW SEATS LEFT!
A members-only gathering of live-music, conversation, wine, and light bites in Aaron Copland’s studio!
Copland House, Cortlandt Manor, NY
Reservations required. Please email email@example.com to reserve or for more information.