The first of a two-part examination of recent editions of Copland's music, how they came to be, and why they matter.Read more
An evening-length work by Justin Peck in collaboration with painter and sculptor Jeffrey Gibson featuring music by Aaron Copland.
Many know of Aaron Copland the composer, writer, educator, and conductor, but far fewer have had the chance to know the man himself. Vivian Perlis, founding director of the Oral History Project in American Music & co-author of Copland’s autobiographies, not only takes us through the life of this great American composer, but also shows us a small window into what it was like to know the man behind the music.Read More about The Man Behind The Music
Shulamit Ran and Aaron Copland are not obvious parallels, but after a recent musicology event and chance to learn more about Ran and her music, Jennifer DeLapp-Birkett finds more similarities between the two than one might think.Read more
Research often leads to new questions. This month, Jennifer DeLapp-Birkett takes us through new questions and possible answers from her summer research into Copland's Prelude for Piano Trio.Read more
Aaron Copland’s legacy as the Dean of American Music lives on through a series of grant programs managed by the Aaron Copland Fund for Music. Each year, the Fund awards more than $1 million in grants to ensembles, presenters, service organizations, and more for projects and general other entities to support public knowledge and appreciation of contemporary American music.