Call for Scores "The Beauty of the Line" - BNMI's Tenth Season

The Boston New Music Initiative's Call for scores for its tenth season is now open. The call will close on December 15. Please click here for more details and to submit.

Call for Proposals “The Beauty of the Line” - A Musical and Visual Arts Collaboration

The Boston New Music Initiative announces a call for proposals of new works to be written in collaboration with visual artists. Chosen proposals will be presented at a gallery show/performance to take place in Spring of 2019. Proposals must be for a new collaborative work created by a composer and visual artist team. Please click here for more details and to submit.

6th Annual Commissioning Competition

The Boston New Music Initiative's Commissioning Competition is now closed. Thank you to everyone who submitted. Results will be announced by May of 2018.

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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