Dates: March 16-18, 2017

Now in its 47th year, the Festival of New Music spans three days and is a wonderful opportunity for composers and musicians to come together and perform new works. The festival is comprised of four concerts featuring works by composers from across the country. In addition, a guest composer is featured each year and presents workshops for festival attendees.

Call for Works

The call for works is now closed. Check back in Fall 2017.

Featured Composer

James Mobberley

Rome Prize winner and Guggenheim Fellow James Mobberley’s works span many media, from orchestra and electro-acoustic music to music for dance, film, and video. Commissions have come from the Fromm Foundation at Harvard University, Koussevitzky Foundation/Library of Congress, Barlow Endowment, Meet the Composer, Chamber Music America, National Endowment for the Arts, and numerous ensembles and individual performers. He is currently Curators’ Professor of Composition at the Conservatory of Music and Dance at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, and has also been a Resident Composer with the Kansas City Symphony (1992-1999), and a Visiting Composer with both the Taiwan National Symphony (1999) and the Fort Smith Symphony (2000). He has also received awards from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, League-ISCM, Meet the Composer, the Van Cliburn Foundation, the Shanghai Spring Festival, and numerous other organizations. Many of his works are available for listening on Soundcloud.

Learn more about composer James Mobberley.


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