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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 being accepted now through October 31, 2016.


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

Thursday, October 13, 2016 6:30 pm
Starlight Club, Symphony House

Exploring the Metropolis (EtM) invites you to join us for a special evening celebrating and raising funds to support the work we do in securing…