From joint commissions to Kickstarter, the 21st century has brought new ways of hiring composers to write music. This week, we’ll look at some of the more unusual and innovative methods and the music that resulted.
Contemporary Classical: A Primer
Bang on a Can People’s Commissioning Fund
The Minnesota Commissioning Club helps create new music
Commissioning Clubs — A “Win-Win” for All!
Seattle Chamber Music Society Commissioning Club
Randall Giles – Brief Guide to Commissioning Music
Colorado Music Festival Community Commissioning Club
John Harbinson – San Antonio(First Major Group Commission for Saxophone – 1995)