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

June 2, 2014


Copland House, a prominent, not-for-profit, national arts organization based in Westchester County, NY, seeks a part-time Administrative Assistant. The ideal candidate for this diversified position will be a self-starter, fluent with word processing, database, and financial management software, comfortable working independently and multi-tasking. Responsibilities include office work and administration (database maintenance and financial bookkeeping, Website […]

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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


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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October 8, 2013

2013 Copland House Residency Awards Announced

Eight composers from five states and Great Britain have been selected for coveted, all-expenses-paid residencies during the 2013-14 season at Aaron Copland’s National Historic Landmark house in New York’s lower Hudson Valley.

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Now at Copland House

Keith Fitch is in residence from June 26 through July 25. Keith currently holds the Vincent K. and Edith H. Smith Chair in Composition at the Cleveland Institute of Music, where he also directs the CIM New Music Ensemble. His works have been performed throughout the U.S., Europe, and Japan by The Philadelphia Orchestra, American Composers Orchestra, League of Composers Orchestra, Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, St. Luke’s Chamber Ensemble, Colorado Quartet, Da Capo Chamber Players, and many others. An Indiana native, he began composing at age eight and began formal musical training on the double bass at age eleven. He attended the Indiana University School of Music, and has been honored by ASCAP, the National Society of Arts and Letters, Indiana Arts Commission/National Endowment for the Arts, Fromm Foundation, and Ohio Arts Council.

Next Events

Sunday, July 13 at 4 PM

Celebrating Liberty ... and Liberte

Tarrytown, NY

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Saturday, September 20 at 8 PM


Copland House at Merestead
Mt. Kisco, NY

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Sunday, October 26 at 3 PM

Follies, Fancies, and Alchemy

Copland House at Merestead
Mt. Kisco, NY

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Wednesday, October 29 at 8 PM

Latin American Sketches

Macalester College
St. Paul, MN

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Saturday, November 15 at 8 PM

In Grateful Rejoicing: Irving Fine at 100

Brandeis University
Waltham, MA

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Sunday, November 16 at 3 PM

In Grateful Rejoicing: Irving Fine at 100

Copland House at Merestead
Mt. Kisco, NY

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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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Concert/Sunday, June 22 at 3 PM


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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 ...