It is now abundantly clear that the coronavirus pandemic is in full sway in New York. In Keeping with the directives given by the city, state, and federal governments, we regretfully announce the cancellation of the remainder of the New York Composers Circle concert season and all remaining salons. We will attempt to reschedule the concerts at a later date, or on the next season (2020-21). We apologize for any incovenience this may cause, but the seriousness of the situation dictates the need for caution at this time. Please consult our website and other social media for ongoing information, or join our mailing list by filling out the form at the bottom of this page.

Wishing you well,

Richard Brooks, Ph.D.

Chair, Board of Directors

New York Composers Circle

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The NEW YORK COMPOSERS CIRCLE is an organization of composers and performers, dedicated to the performance of new music, whose mission is to promote public awareness and appreciation of contemporary music through concerts, salons, and other events in the New York metropolitan area.

For its members, the New York Composers Circle (NYCC) offers a variety of opportunities for presenting for feedback works in progress at monthly salons which are also open to the public, performing completed works in concerts, and fostering collaboration and development, both artistic and professional, with other composer and performer members. The NYCC also offers an annual composition competition for non-member composers, with the winning works being performed on one of its regular series concerts. For the sophisticated concert-going public, the NYCC offers as many as eight concerts a year of its members’ works, including jazz concerts and at least two non-series concerts of special performances, all which are curated by a jury of members headed by award-winning composer Tania León. And for members of the public who have not yet been exposed to much contemporary concert music, the NYCC sponsors an outreach program, in which we send composers and performers out to various institutions, including high schools and senior centers, to perform music of the 20th and 21st centuries.

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