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The GC Composers' Alliance

CUNY Graduate Center Composers

Mission Statement

The GC Composers' Alliance is an organization dedicated to supporting the work of doctoral candidates in Music Composition at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY). Founded and maintained by composers in the program, the Composers' Alliance presents regular concerts of new works and invites collaborations with performers and ensembles both from within CUNY and from New York's various, vibrant new music communities. The goal of the organization is thus to build bridges between composers, performers and audiences, while highlighting the musical activities of Graduate Center composers.

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Contemporaneous Residency

April 9, 2016

Contemporaneous Ensemble

The GC Composers' Alliance is thrilled to be welcoming Contemporaneous as our ensemble-in-residence this semester. The residency begins next week with a reading session of six brand new compositions, and culminates on May 12th with a concert of premieres.

Featured Grad Center composers are David Bridges, Whitney George, Hyun-Kyung Lee, Gregory Menillo, and Jacob Sachs-Mishalaine.

Mark your calendars:

May 12th, 7:30 PM
Elebash Recital Hall
Graduate Center, CUNY
365 5th Ave
New York, NY 10016

Composer Spotlight: Harry Stafylakis

March 24, 2016

CUNY composer Harry Stafylakis has been named Composer-In-Residence by the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra (WSO) beginning in September, 2016. Harry will be writing new works for the WSO each season, co-curating the internationally renowned Winnipeg New Music Festival, as well as supporting WSO education programs, providing him the opportunity to introduce Manitoban youth to the creative process from a composer’s perspective. Congratulations to Harry, and we can't wait to see what exciting things are in store this fall!

For more info, click here!

For the full press release, click here!

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