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.

AMP inaugural concert to feature world premiere commission by Amy Wurtz

Amy Wurtz
Amy Wurtz

The inaugural event of the American Music Project will take place 3 p.m. October 5 at Ganz Hall in Chicago. The program will feature the world premiere of the Piano Quintet by Amy Wurtz, performed by the composer and Chicago Q Ensemble.

The program will also feature two rarely heard American chamber works: David Diamond’s String Quartet No. 2 and Irving Fine’s Fantasia for string trio, marking the centennial year of the Boston-based composer (1914-1962).

Tickets are $30 and tax deductible. Write to [email protected].