The Chicago Center for Contemporary Composition at the University of Chicago is a dynamic, collaborative, and interdisciplinary environment for the creation, performance, and study of new music as well as the career advancement of emerging and established composers, performers, and scholars.
Director of the Center, Augusta Read Thomas, and a curatorial board of
University of Chicago faculty and staff, including Seth Brodsky, Anthony Cheung, Jennifer Iverson, Amy Iwano, Travis Jackson, Sam Pluta, and Barbara Schubert, have curated the new concert series.
The Center announces a ten-concert concert season including:
- 40 world premieres
- seven guest composers who have been commissioned by the Center
- three guest ensembles
- a new resident ensemble
- open rehearsals and interactive experiences