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Since 2009, this annual residency has given composers suitable creative space in a NYC cultural facility. More about this program

Applications for the 2016-17 Composers’ Residency are now closed. This year’s composers-in-residence have been announced.


Two residency programs have emerged from our 2014 Queens Workspace Initiative. The first, in Jamaica, Queens, is for choreographer-composer teams. The second, being piloted in the Ridgewood Bushwick neighborhood of Brooklyn/Queens, is for composers only.

Applications for the EtM Ridgewood Bushwick Composer Residency are now closed. The deadline was October 31, 2016.  The inaugural composer-in-residence for this program will be announced in December.


Coming Events

Most of these events are free, open to the public, and part of our residency programs. Click through for complete details. See our past events

Saturday, December 17, 2016 2:30 pm
Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning

This is the first public program for the 2016-17 EtM Choreographer + Composer Residencies in partnership with Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning. Described by…

Thursday, January 12, 2017 7:00 pm
Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning

Emily Schoen opens the door into her choreographic process and gives a first glimpse of her newest work “Thou Mayest.” With her dancers, she will…