Composer's Voice

concert series

"it's on the edge of what's happening" - Brant Lyon, Great Weather for Media

The Composer's Voice is an opportunity for contemporary composers to express their aesthetic and personal "voice."

Composer's Voice are chamber concerts which present the music of living composers. The concert series has presented more than 150 concerts in New York City and through out the world. A calendar and history of Composer's Voice concerts can be found here.

Works are chosen from a wide range of contemporary composers and performed by dedicated musicians devoted to new music. Since its inception in 2001, Composer's Voice has presented the works of thousands of living composers from around the world.

Concerts are recorded and archived to further promote the new music, performers and composers. Audio, video scores, and programs can be found on the Composer's Voice Media page.

Composer's Voice also birthed Fifteen-Minutes-of-Fame; this is an innovative project highlighting musicians who champion new music as well as present and promote the works of hundreds of composers.

Always Striving

The Composer's Voice concert series is always looking for new and innovative ways to empower composers and the champions who perform and promote new music. The goal is to give an opportunity for the composer to have a forum in which they can express their own aesthic or personal "voice." Composer's Voice does this in several ways:

- Frequent Concerts - Composer's Voice has presented more than 150 concerts in New York City and around the world.
- Calls for Scores - Composer's Voice often presents musicians and ensembles who are looking for works to fit their instrumentation. Composer's Voice disseminates these calls to its members and the public and organizes calls for scores to fit the musicians needs. Check out new calls for scores and calls for works for Composer's Voice here.
- Talented Musicians - Composer's Voice presents works from living composers. The series specifically seeks, presents, and promotes talented musicians who embrace new music adding it to their repetoire.
- Concert Curation - Understanding the difficult environment that new music experiences, Composer's Voice also presents opportunities for individuals and organizations to curate and organize performance. The goal is to strengthen and empower the field with successful concertizing strategies to further propegate new music. Composer's Voice also seeks to collaborate with musicians, composers, curators, and other new music organizations to creat opportunities for the composer and new music.

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Robert Voisey is the Executive Director of Vox Novus, a new music production and promotion company. Through Vox Novus, he founded and directs the performance projects: 60x60, Composer’s Voice, Fifteen-Minutes-of-Fame, and Circuit Bridges resulting in more than 500 performances promoting thousands of composers, musicians, choreographers, dancers, and artists. He is also the Organizational Advancement Director of Electronic Music Midwest and is active in promoting contemporary new music projects throughout the world.

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Composer's Voice concert series is a Vox Novus project.

Vox Novus believes strongly in the intrinsic value of contemporary music, recognizing it as a force in the advancement of culture and art. Our goal is to keep music alive by strengthening the connection between composer and audience, providing greater exposure to new music.