The American Music Project is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting and underwriting performances of American classical music of the past as well as selectively commissioning new works from American composers.

Kontras Quartet concert receives accolades in Chicago

The American Music Project presented the Kontras Quartet Saturday, June 1 in a wide-ranging program of homegrown music at Chicago's Ganz Hall. The event, Kontras' third co …
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Kontras Quartet returns for AMP concert June 1

The first concert of the American Music Project's 10th anniversary Chicago season is coming up! Join the Kontras Quartet for a wide-ranging program of music by American co …
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Crosett performs contemporary keyboard music in Massachusetts

Alexander Crosett performed a wide-ranging program of contemporary American piano music February 29 in Somerville, Massachusetts, an event made possible by a grant from AM …
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AMP to present three-concert 2024 series in Chicago

Stilian Kirov will lead the IPO in symphonies by David Diamond and William Grant Still. The American Music Project will mark its 10th anniversary season by expanding to a three …
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AMP grant funds women’s art songs in San Francisco

The Left Coast Chamber Ensemble presented two performances of a recital program in November, centered on art songs by women composers, and funded by an American Music Project …
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AMP 2023-24 grant awards announced

Alexander Crosett. Photo: Robert Torres The American Music Project has announced grant winners for the 2023-24 season. Alexander Crosett will perform a program of American p …
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AMP grants to be announced October 30

Due to unavoidable circumstances, processing of the 2023-24 AMP grants has been delayed. Grant announcements will now be made on October 30. Please check back on that date …
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Applications now being accepted for AMP grants in 2023-24 season

"The Studio," 1867, by Winslow Homer. Applications are now being accepted for AMP grants for the 2023-24 season. Application forms are online and may be submitted starting …
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AMP presented Kontras Quartet concert in Chicago

In a return engagement presented by the American Music Project June 7 in Chicago, the Kontras Quartet performed a wide array of neglected American music from Amy Beach, Walter …
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Homegrown music for wind quintet explored in Michigan

Pure Winds gave a program of rarely heard American music for wind quintet June 6 in Lansing, Michigan. The program, funded in part by an AMP grant, included Irving Fine's …
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American wind music given voice with AMP grant in Washington

Chamber Music Marysville in Washington state performed a concert of American wind music April 15, which was made possible by a grant from the American Music Project. Th …
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Kontras Quartet will return for second AMP concert in June

Following last year’s successful concert, the American Music Project is bringing back the Kontras Quartet for another program of superb yet rarely performed American cha …
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