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CMA’s programs serve ensembles, concert presenters, composers, chamber music advocates, and industry professionals working in a wide range of musical traditions, including jazz, classical, contemporary, and non-Western styles.
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A CMA membership connects you to thousands of other small ensemble music professionals. Benefits include exclusive funding opportunities, full access to Chamber Music Magazine, discounted conference registration, and more.
Ensemble Member since 2022
The recent compositions of Stratøs (a name that encompasses the artistic endeavors of Eddie Codrington) have netted him the Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Award for three consecutive years (2019-21), as well as a National Sawdust New Works commission in 2020.Learn more
CMA’s programs and services reach thousands of musicians, concert presenters, industry professionals, and chamber music enthusiasts every year. A leading voice in Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in the arts, we distributed nearly $1.3 million in funding in the last fiscal year.Learn More
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2024 Artistic Projects grant program
Chamber Music America’s Artistic Projects offers funding opportunities for small ensembles and presenters, with operating budgets under $250,000, to bring their creative ideas to completion and present them to audiences in the five boroughs of New York City.
2024 Ensemble Forward grant program
An initiative for emerging ensembles that perform Western European classical and contemporary chamber music, CMA’s Ensemble Forward program supports mentorship opportunities and career advancement within the five boroughs of NYC. In addition to working with an established chamber music coach, the program also offers financial support for making a demo recording.
2024 Presenter Consortium for Jazz grant program
The 2024 Presenter Consortium for Jazz program provides support to consortiums of three U.S. presenters that collectively engage up to three professional U.S. jazz ensembles.