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2024 Festival Opening Event

Wednesday, January 31, 7:30 pm

@ National Sawdust

80 North 6th ST, Brooklyn

Hosted by Tania León

featuring the 2024 Visionary Awards, Dwight Andrews, Philip Glass and Libby Larsen

2024 Visionary Awards


the world premiere of the First Commission Award, written by Devon Gates, mentored by Yosvany Terry.

Yosvany Terry

documentary capturing the Fall 2023 Collaborative Creative Residency at the Pocantico Center of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund

MaestraLogo plus works by Paola Prestini, a percussion trio by Javier Diaz, works by Georgia Stitt with Kate Baldwin in collaboration with Maestra, and more.


January 2024 IMPACT

Free on the Composers Now YouTube Channel


Eric Lemmon

Thursday, January 18

7 pm EST

Get to know Lemmon's work:

Blue Canvas


Joelle Wallach

Thursday, January 25

7 pm EST

Get to know Wallach's work:

The Nightwatch

Runes and Ritual