FY01 Leadership Initiatives

National Symphony Orchestra, $150,000
To support the continuation of the NSO American Residencies program that will involve performances by the full orchestra, small ensembles and individual musicians working in tandem with local arts organizations throughout the state of Oklahoma in March 2001.

Related Grants

American Composers Forum, $150,000
To support the continuation of Continental Harmony, a commissioning and composer residency program in geographically diverse, rural and urban, underserved areas of the country. The program celebrates each site's sense of community through musical creativity.

Meet the Composer, $100,000
To support the fifth year of the Commissioning Music/USA program. This landmark program engages consortia of music organizations in the commissioning of new American works, provides creative opportunities for emerging composers, promotes wider knowledge and appreciation of contemporary American works, and encourages organizations to work together to strengthen the American musical repertoire.