Ethos Percussion Group

ETHOS PERCUSSION GROUP, New York City, received a two-year grant of $45,000 in support of a commissioning program for emerging composers. Ethos is dedicated to the advancement of the percussive arts in performance and education. It embraces musical styles from around the globe and highlights its players vibrant musicianship as well as an extensive and unique collection of instruments. It maintains an active touring schedule and frequently performs the new works that it commissions. Jerome dollars will support an emerging composer commissioning fund in which ensemble members select composers to commission. Composers are in contact with ensemble members throughout the course of the development of the work and its rehearsal. Ethos makes the commissioned works available to other percussion ensembles through publication, and distribution of recordings. Over 100 performances of new works previously commissioned with Jerome Foundation funding have occurred.

About this grant

Year
2003
Discipline
Music
Grant Program
General Program
Location
New York City

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