By The Numbers

CMA’s programs and services reach thousands of musicians, concert presenters, industry professionals, and chamber music enthusiasts every year.

Dalí Quartet / photo: Ryan Brandenberg
$1.29 Million
The amount awarded to ensembles and presenters in the 2021 Fiscal Year.
Composer Joan Tower / photo: Karl Rabe, Courtesy of Bard College
The number of new works created through CMA’s commissioning programs.
Composer Carlos Simon / photo: Toko Shiiki
​​The percentage of CMA’s 2021 commissioning grants awarded to BIPOC composers and bandleaders.
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With its diverse multitude of genres, entrepreneurial chamber music represents all that is inspiring and progressive in the music field today. Chamber Music America connects these artistic practitioners in an inclusive community that is eager to collaborate, mentor, and support one another. Its collective commitment to equity and innovative performance practices is a constant source of hope and vision for me.
Jennie Oh Brown, Artistic Director, Epiphany Center for the Arts | Flutist and Executive & Artistic Director, Picosa
From grant programs we’ve taken part in to whirlwind showcases at the annual conference, CMA has been steadfast in their work to provide meaningful and inclusive ways to support artists, presenters, and the field at large.
Riley Mulherkar, The Westerlies
Their funding has been monumental in changing my entire community and empowered me to continue on this path.
CMA Constituent