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Chamber Music America Announces Grants

Arts organization provides nearly $1 million in funding to artists and organizations

Ben Wendel

Chamber Music America (CMA) announced its annual grant recipients in four programs: New Jazz Works and Presenter Consortium for Jazz, supported by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation; Classical Commissioning, supported by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation; and the Residency Partnership Program, funded by Chamber Music America’s Residency Endowment Fund. The total amount of the grants is $951,545, with much of the funding going to support jazz artists and organizations.

A total of $447,000 was awarded to fifteen jazz ensembles through the New Jazz Works program, which “supports the creation of new works by professional U.S.-based jazz artists and helps assure that these compositions will be heard through live performances and recordings,” according to a press release from CMA.  Here are the ensembles which received those grants:

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