FY03 Heritage and Preservation

Detroit Symphony Orchestra (consortium), $75,000
To support workshops and performances during the National Association of Negro Musicians' (NANM) 2004 convention. The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) and NANM will host the six-day national convention and present youth sessions, panel discussions, a scholarship competition, and concerts of jazz, gospel, choral and orchestral music.

Eclipse Chamber Orchestra, $10,000
To support the compact disc recording of works by composer Mark Adamo. The compact disc will feature music commissioned during the composer's tenure as composer-in-residence with the chamber orchestra and will be recorded on the Naxos label.

Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, $25,000
To support a concert program exploring the connection between the city of New Orleans and the Harlem Renaissance. Through a collaboration with the New Orleans Museum of Art and Tulane University's Amistad Research Center, three concert performances will include an exhibition of works by Harlem artists and educational activities.

Grants to Related Organizations:

Columbia College Chicago (on behalf of Center for Black Music Research), $25,000
To support a symposium and performance celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Center for Black Music Research. Artistic Director Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson will moderate an open panel discussion with five composers of African descent and conduct a performance by the New Black Music Repertory Ensemble.