Commission a New Piece of Music for Your Ensemble
Chamber Music, Concert Band, Orchestra, Jazz, and Percussion Ensemble
Commissioning a new piece of music is a greatly rewarding and exciting process in which the director and students get to take part in the creation of a new work.
The process is simple and can be very affordable. Every music program, regardless of size and budget, should take part in creating a new piece in some way.
Work directly with a composer.
Create something new that is special to your students and community.
Help shape a work that focuses on your students' pedagogical goals and makes them sound great.
A truly remarkable experience for students, administrations, and your community; the composer can travel in to be a part of the premiere.
Is It Affordable?
Rates depend on many different factors, such as the type of piece you envision, the instrumentation, the duration, and the level of difficulty. We will work with you to create a work that fits your budget and needs.
New Music USA has compiled an industry-standard fee chart here.
We price things much more affordably to meet the needs of a wide range of music programs. Chamber $100+ Large Ensemble $500+
Patrons or Businesses can underwrite a commission Fees can be shared by two or more parties as a consortium
We can Help!
If you've got the passion, we can find a way. Don't let funding prevent an amazing experience!
Wanna Chat About a New Work?
We're always excited to get started on new projects!