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Announcing Our 2017-18 Con Edison Composers in Residence

David Johnston

Edward W. Hardy Residency: Turtle Bay Music School Edward Wellington Hardy is a critically acclaimed violinist, violist and composer. He performs as a soloist, chamber…

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Introducing the EtM Artists Advisory Council

David Johnston

Exploring the Metropolis is very proud to announce our new, reconstituted and revitalized Artists Advisory Council. We have selected a group of artists whose work…

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EtM Testimony for the City’s Executive Budget Hearing

David Johnston

New York City Council Cultural Affairs, Libraries & International Intergroup Relations Committee Council Chambers – City Hall Executive Budget Hearing Testimony FY18 Thursday, May 25,…

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Cultural Plan and the Future of City Funding

David Johnston

In 2014, EtM released its report on workspace issues for performing artists in the borough of Queens. Through an examination of CDP data, we talked…

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EtM Rallies for the Arts at City Hall

David Johnston

On Monday, EtM’s Executive Director David Johnston attended a rally at City Hall to speak out against eliminating the National Endowment for the Arts. “I stopped…

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EtM’s David Johnston Gives Testimony at NYC’s City Hall for $40 Million Increase for Arts and Culture

David Johnston

New York City Council Cultural Affairs, Libraries & International Intergroup Relations Committee Council Chambers – City Hall Preliminary Budget Hearing Testimony FY18 Wednesday March 8,…

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Exploring the Metropolis (EtM) Announces New Brooklyn Partner For 2017-18 Con Edison Composer Residencies

David Johnston

First Partnership with Brooklyn Conservatory of Music NEW YORK, NY, March 7, 2017 – Exploring the Metropolis (EtM), the only nonprofit organization dedicated to analyzing…

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Composer Meet & Greet at RBSCC with Randall Woolf

David Johnston

Exploring the Metropolis (EtM) and the Ridgewood Bushwick Senior Citizens Council (RBSCC) kicked off the start of the Ridgewood Bushwick Composer Residency last Friday with…

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EtM’s First Public Programs at Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning

David Johnston

This last month EtM and Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning hosted two public programs from our EtM Choreographer + Composer Residencies. The first public…

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EtM Con Edison Composer-in-Residence Doug Balliett Commissioned By BSM

David Johnston

Doug Balliett, our 2016-17 Con Edison Composer-in-Residence at Bloomingdale School of Music (BSM) has been commissioned by BSM for their Student Composer Project A4TY: Album…

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