Chamber Music America Awards Grants to fifteen Ensembles

Ensemble Ahead teaching grant recipients, the Pathos Trio


Fifteen rising New York chamber ensembles have acquired grant funding as a part of Chamber Music America‘s (CMA) Ensemble Ahead program.

The initiative gives alternatives for every group to work with established chamber music coaches, thus serving to them develop their distinctive ensemble sound. Moreover, the funding makes assets obtainable to construct their careers and broaden their skilled community.

In addition to the teaching grants, which complete $39,000 in worth, CMA launched a recording grant for 2022. This grant will allow 9 rising ensembles to work with an expert producer, with the intention of recording a demo that can be utilized for selling their work.

The recipients of each grants are as follows:

Ensemble Ahead teaching mission grant:

  • Blackbox Ensemble
  • Ensemble Decipher
  • Esenca Duo
  • Pathos Trio
  • RhinoPuff
  • Spark Duo

Ensemble Ahead recording mission grant:

  • Bowery Trio
  • Cramer Quartet
  • Dara + Kyle
  • Lilac 94
  • Lotus Chamber Music Collective
  • Pathos Trio
  • Singularity Saxophone Quartet
  • The Brass Challenge

“I’m thrilled by the help we’re capable of supply these younger artists,” mentioned Kevin Kwan Loucks, the CEO of Chamber Music America.

“The pandemic has been significantly exhausting for this cohort who’re simply beginning their careers. We’re grateful to the New York Neighborhood Belief’s help for serving to these grantees pivot and develop rewarding sustainable careers.”