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

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.

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October 4, 2019

MCH and The Graduate Center, CUNY Launch New Series

Concerts championing 150 years of American music begin this fall.

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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 …

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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.

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Music from Copland House continues its inaugural concert series at The Graduate Center, CUNY — Monday eve, March 2. Read more …

Now at Copland House

The compositions of Joshua Hey forge connections between popular music, classical performance practice, and sound art. His work has been performed by the Daedalus Quartet, International Contemporary Ensemble, Ensemble Dal Niente, PRISM, Omaha Symphony, Quatuor Bozzini, and soloists of Ensemble Intercontemporain, and featured at IRCAM-ManiFeste, Nokia Bell Labs, Music at the Anthology (MATA), Finland’s Musiikin Aika (Time of Music), RED NOTE, and the American Conservatory in Fontainebleau. Winner of the Salvatore Martirano Award, he was a visiting scholar at Helsinki’s Sibelius Academy (under a grant from the American-Scandinavian Foundation). He lives in Philadelphia and is a doctoral candidate at the University of Pennsylvania.

Next Events

Friday, February 28 at 7:30 PM

Migration Tales

Works inspired by ancestral roots by Gabriela Lena Frank, David Schiff, Reena Esmail, Saad Haddad, and Angel Lam. Part of a Music from Copland House residency at Dickinson College, 2/25-28.

Dickinson College
Carlisle, PA

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Monday, March 2 at 7:30 PM

Migration Tales

Works inspired by ancestral roots by Gabriela Lena Frank, David Schiff, Reena Esmail, Saad Haddad, and Angel Lam.

The Graduate Center, CUNY
365 5th Avenue, New York, NY

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Sunday, March 8 at 3:00 PM

Sounds from the Gilded Age

The Victorian, high-Romantic muse, home-grown and imported, with works by Amy Beach and Bruno Walter.

John Jay Homestead
400 Jay St, Katonah, 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.

Monday, March 2 at 7:30 PM

Migration Tales

Works inspired by ancestral roots by Gabriela Lena Frank, David Schiff, Reena Esmail, Saad Haddad, and Angel Lam.

The Graduate Center, CUNY
365 5th Avenue, New York, NY

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Copland: Through 1942

This American classic includes Copland's first-person recollections, Vivian Perlis' vivid commentary, and ...