San Francisco, CA
To support an online offering for young musicians, featuring ASCAP composers and performers. This will allow students in New York and California to exchange compositions to be work-shopped and performed through video and online forums. This program is funded by The ASCAP Foundation Jack Norworth Fund.
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Michael Gandolfi Residency Music Composition Workshops
To support music composition workshops for elementary and university students. ASCAP member Michael Gandolfi will conduct the workshops and he will also lead a group interactive composing exercise. This program is funded by a bequest from Rosalie Meyer, widow of Joseph Meyer.
Bring Out the Music: Instruction in Music Theory, Composition and Production
Bring Out the Music -Town of Milton,
Milton Public Schools
Milton, MA To support the expansion of the music theory, composition and performance lessons for economically disadvantaged public school children. Students participating in the music theory and composition classes will work with younger students to share what they have learned in a peer role model program. This program is funded by The ASCAP Foundation Irving Caesar Fund.
School Residency Initiative
To support Philharmonic teaching artists and musicians in a collaboration with classroom teachers at nine Brooklyn schools to provide twelve weekly sessions where children will compose original music and study contemporary classical music by ASCAP composers Chen Yi and Robert Sierra, who serve as mentors. This program is funded by The ASCAP Foundation Irving Caesar Fund.
Delaware Symphony Orchestra
Delaware Symphony Orchestra High School Composition Project
Working with Artist-in-Residence and ASCAP member Chuck Holderman students will be given assignments in group composition and will identify artistic elements and compositional devices of major works to serve as a basis for their own compositions. This program is funded by a bequest from Rosalie Meyer, widow of Joseph Meyer.
Long Island Traditions
Sounds of Suburbia
Port Washington, NY
To support a partnership with the Freeport School District to bring ethnic musicians, particularly Latino and Trinidadian composers, into fourth through seventh grade classrooms for residencies and after-school programs. This program is funded by The ASCAP Foundation Irving Caesar Fund.
Monterey Bay Blues Festival
Monterey Bay Blues in the Schools-
"We Write the Songs Workshop"
To provide a workshop to nurture the understanding, knowledge and composition skills of students as they pertain to the Blues, its history, cultural impact and the artistic nature of the music. The workshop will be deliveredby local ASCAP members and will include a copyright component. This program is funded by a bequest from Rosalie Meyer, widow of Joseph Meyer.
The San Francisco Film Festival
in conjunction with ASCAP
LA Silent Film Scoring Session
New York, NY
To provide ASCAP composers and songwriters the opportunity to score classic silent films, which will be shown to a live audience at the annual San Francisco International Film Festival. This program is funded by a bequest from Rosalie Meyer, widow of Joseph Meyer.
Theater Building Chicago
STAGES Festival 2007
To support a festival of new musicals that provides opportunities for composers, lyricists and book writers to learn about the craft of musical theater by viewing theirown work and that of others on stage before a public audience. This program is funded by The ASCAP Foundation Irving Caesar Fund.
American Lyric Theater Center, Inc.
Composer Librettist Development Program
New York, NY
To provide the opportunity for four ASCAP composers and four librettists to participate in a full-time resident artist program for a five-month period between August and December. This program is funded by a bequest from Rosalie Meyer, widow of Joseph Meyer.
ASCAP Film & TV Dept. NYC
Columbia University/ASCAP Film Scoring Program
New York City
To support a project that will match six ASCAP film composers with six Columbia Graduate Film School filmmakers to guide the filmmakers and film composers through the director-composer collaboration. The ASCAP film composers will have the opportunity to work with filmmakers to score a picture. This program is funded by a bequest from Rosalie Meyer, widow of Joseph Meyer.
Boston University Tanglewood Institute (BUTI)
Young Artists Composition Program
To provide a scholarship to a six-week summer program providing twelve gifted high school composers with intensive, conservatory-level training in compositional skills under the guidance of accomplished composers and teachers. The curriculum will be supplemented with master classes, performances and special events by the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the Tanglewood Music Center. This program is funded by The ASCAP Foundation Paul Cunningham Fund.
The Curtis Institute of Music
ASCAP Fellowship for Composition Student
To support a partial tuition fellowship for one year for a music composition student. This program is funded by The ASCAP Foundation Raymond Hubbell Fund.
GRAMMY Camp 2007 Singer/Songwriter Scholarship
Santa Monica, CA
To provide a songwriting scholarship for an aspiring singer/songwriter to attend the Grammy Camp, a seventeen day comprehensive summer music camp focusing on all aspects of music production, performance, and songwriting. This program is funded by The ASCAP Foundation Irving Caesar Fund.
Meet the Composers, Inc.
New York, NY
To support ASCAP composers' participation in performances of their work and educational events such as workshops, mentorship programs, residence activities, and educational events with diverse communities nationwide. Composers benefit from increased exposure of their work to various audiences while over 350,000 school children, aspiring musicians, emerging composers and members of the general public are given the opportunity to participate in enriching music educational activities. This program is funded by a bequest from Rosalie Meyer, widow of Joseph Meyer.
To provide the opportunity for ASCAP composers to participate in an intensive week-long series of seminars, mentoring sessions, rehearsals and a Friday evening performance of their works. This program is funded by a bequest from Rosalie Meyer, widow of Joseph Meyer.
Seattle Symphony Orchestra
The David Diamond Young Composers Workshop
To support a twelve week workshop designed for pre-college musicians. The students will work with Composers in Residence and ASCAP members Bright Sheng and Samuel Jones on all aspects of composing, including writing themes, learning orchestration and preparing final score with parts. This program is funded by The ASCAP Foundation Irving Caesar Fund.
West Chester University
New Voices/Making Music - A Workshop for Young Composers
West Chester, PA
To provide composers under the age of nineteen with a week-long summer workshop in composition, which will be led by the West Chester University faculty under the direction of ASCAP member Robert Maggio. At the end of the workshop, all students will have an original composition rehearsed, performed and recorded at an informal concert. This program is funded by a bequest from Rosalie Meyer, widow of Joseph Meyer.