Boston New Music Festival Workshop

The Boston New Music Initiative is pleased to host a composition workshop as part of the Boston New Music Festival. The workshop will feature a member of our core ensemble, Clarinetist Yhasmin Valenzuela. Ms. Valenzuela will play through submissions and will provide instrument-specific feedback to the composer. The event will take place on September 23, 2017 from 3-4:30pm at the Record Co. in Boston. Please see the ticket page for submission specifications. The event is free and open to the public for any non-submitting participants.

6th Annual Commissioning Competition

The Boston New Music Initiative's Commissioning Competition is now open! Click here for details and to submit a work.

3rd Annual Young Composer Competition

We are excited to announce Steven Gudino as this year's winner. Mr. Gudino's piece, The Blonde Moon Whispers, will be presented on the winter concert "Five's a Crowd" which will take place at The Record Co, Boston on January 27, 2018 at 8pm.

5th Annual Commissioning Competition

We are excited to announce Charles Peck as our winner. Mr. Peck will be writing a new composition for BNMI's core ensemble. The new work will be premiered under the baton of conductor Yuga Cohler, on our spring concert "Dramatic Tensions" which will take place at the Arts at the Armory in Somerville on April 6, 2018 at 8pm. We would also like to acknowledge two honorable mentions: Chen-Yang Xu and Charles Halka. Thanks to everyone who submitted to our 5th Annual Commissioning Competition. 


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 BNMI's annual concert series is funded in part through the generous support of the Boston Cultural Council and the Somerville Arts Council.

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