Recent Grants :: Music

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2017

Del Sol Performing Arts Organization

delsolquartet.com
San Francisco, CA
$7,500
Music
To support the Del Sol 25th Anniversary Festival

Heart of Los Angeles

heartofla.org
Los Angeles, CA
$20,000
Music
For the Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles program

New Century Chamber Orchestra

ncco.org
San Francisco, CA
$25,000
Music
To support the 25th Anniversary Festival

Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra

philharmonia.org
San Francisco, CA
$25,000
Music
For the U.S. premiere of The Judas Passion

San Bernardino Symphony

www.sanbernardinosymphony.org
San Bernardino, CA
$20,000
Music
For the Southern California premiere of Big Sur: The Night Sun

San Diego Symphony

www.sandiegosymphony.org
San Diego, CA
$25,000
Music
For the commissioning and performance of a new work by Javier Alvarez Fuentes

San Francisco Chamber Orchestra

www.thesfco.org
San Francisco, CA
$25,000
Music
For general support

San Francisco Symphony

www.sfsymphony.org
San Francisco, CA
$40,000
Music
For the Instrument Training and Support Program

Young Musicians Choral Orchestra

www.youngmusiciansco.org
Berkeley, CA
$35,000
Music
For general support

2016

American Youth Symphony

aysymphony.org
Los Angeles, CA
$15,000
Music
To support a concert featuring guitarist Steven Vai

Association of California Symphony Orchestras

www.acso.org
Los Angeles, CA
$10,000
Music
For the Consultant Services Program

Berkeley Symphony

www.berkeleysymphony.org
Berkeley, CA
$20,000
Music
To support a performance of Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 13

Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music

cabrillomusic.org
Santa Cruz, CA
$25,000
Music
For the world premiere of a Clarice Assad percussion concerto, performed by Evelyn Glynnie

California Symphony

www.californiasymphony.org
Walnut Creek, CA
$20,000
Music
To support the commissioning and premiere of a new work by Daniel Visconti

East Bay Center for the Performing Arts

www.eastbaycenter.org
Richmond, CA
$20,000
Music
To support the Advanced Chamber and Classical Music Program

Ensemble Mik Nawooj

www.ensemblemiknawooj.com
Oakland, CA
$15,000
Music
For the premiere of Death Becomes Life, a symphonic hip-hop oratorio

Harmony Project SF Bay Area (Community Initiatives)

harmonyprojectsf.org
Daly City, CA
$15,000
Music
For a music program in the schools

League of American Orchestras

www.americanorchestras.org
New York, NY
$10,000
Music
To support a professional development seminar for orchestras held in San Francisco

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra

www.laco.org
Los Angeles, CA
$20,000
Music
To support a concert featuring the violinist Daniel Hope

Monterey Jazz Festival

www.montereyjazzfestival.org
Monterey, CA
$20,000
Music
For a jazz in the schools program

Oakland Symphony

www.oaklandsymphony.org
Oakland, CA
$20,000
Music
For the American premiere of a Siegfried Matthus composition

Pacific Symphony

www.pacificsymphony.org
Santa Ana, CA
$20,000
Music
For the Santa Ana Strings program

San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory

sdys.org
San Diego, CA
$35,000
Music
For the Opus Partners Program

San Francisco Chamber Orchestra

www.thesfco.org
San Francisco, CA
$25,000
Music
For general support

San Francisco Symphony

www.sfsymphony.org
San Francisco, CA
$40,000
Music
For the Instrument Training and Support Program

Sol-La Music Academy

sollamusicacademy.org
Santa Monica, CA
$15,000
Music
For free music instruction at St. Anne School

Young Musicians Choral Orchestra

www.youngmusiciansco.org
Berkeley, CA
$35,000
Music
For general support

Young Musicians Foundation

www.ymf.org
Los Angeles, CA
$15,000
Music
For the Chamber Music Coaching Program

Z Sharp

zsharp.org
San Francisco, CA
$20,000
Music
For a music program in the Richmond schools

2015

Berkeley Symphony Orchestra

www.berkeleysymphony.org
Berkeley, CA
$25,000
Music
To commission and present new work

California Symphony Orchestra

www.californiasymphony.org
Walnut Creek, CA
$20,000
Music
To commission and premiere new work by Dan Visconti

Colburn School

www.colburnschool.edu
Los Angeles, CA
$20,000
Music
To support the Jumpstart Young Musicians’ program

Cypress String Quartet

cypressquartet.com
San Francisco, CA
$15,000
Music
To support the premiere of a new work by Dan Coleman

East Bay Center for the Performing Arts

www.eastbaycenter.org
Richmond, CA
$20,000
Music
For the Advanced Chamber Music and Classical Music Program

Heart of Los Angeles

heartofla.org
Los Angeles, CA
$20,000
Music
For the YOLA program

Kronos Quartet

www.kronosquartet.org
San Francisco, CA
$35,000
Music
For the Kronos Presents Festival

Living Earth Show

thelivingearthshow.com
San Francisco, CA
$10,000
Music
To support the premiere of new work

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra

www.laco.org
Los Angeles, CA
$20,000
Music
To support the premiere of a new work by Matthew Aucoin

Mobius Trio

mobiustrio.com
San Francisco, CA
$5,000
Music
To support the premiere of new work

Music @ Menlo

www.musicatmenlo.org
Atherton, CA
$20,000
Music
For the Chamber Music Institute

Music Team (Community Initiatives)

www.musicteamsf.org
Daly City, CA
$15,000
Music
To support an after-school music program

New Century Chamber Orchestra

ncco.org
San Francisco, CA
$25,000
Music
To support the premiere of a new work by Jennifer Higdon

Oakland East Bay Symphony

www.oebs.org
Oakland, CA
$25,000
Music
To support a performance of The Dharma at Big Sur

Paul Dresher Ensemble/Music Traditions, Inc.

www.dresherensemble.org
San Francisco, CA
$35,000
Music
To support a project to increase individual giving

San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory

www.sdys.org
San Diego, CA
$35,000
Music
For the Community Opus Project

San Francisco Community Music Center

sfcmc.org
San Francisco, CA
$30,000
Music
For the Young Musicians Program

San Francisco Contemporary Music Players

sfcmp.org
San Francisco, CA
$30,000
Music
For a five-day music festival

San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music

www.sffcm.org/programs/musical-grant
San Francisco, CA
$65,000
Music
For the Music Grant Program in 2016 and 2017

San Francisco Symphony

www.sfsymphony.org
San Francisco, CA
$40,000
Music
For the Instrument Training and Support Program

Santa Rosa Symphony

santarosasymphony.com
Santa Rosa, CA
$25,000
Music
For the commission and premiere of a new work

Sol-La Music Academy

www.sollamusicacademy.org
Santa Monica, CA
$15,000
Music
For general support

Z Sharp

zsharp.org
San Francisco, California
$20,000
Music
For a music program in the schools

2014

American Youth Symphony

aysymphony.org
Los Angeles, CA
$15,000
Music
For a concert commemorating the orchestra’s 50th Anniversary

Association of California Symphony Orchestras

www.acso.org
Sacramento, CA
$7,500
Music
To support a program that provides consulting services for member orchestras

Cazadero Music Camp

www.cazadero.org
Berkeley, CA
$15,000
Music
For general support

Community Music Center

sfcmc.org
San Francisco, CA
$30,000
Music
For the Young Musicians Program

Crowden Music Center

www.crowden.org
Berkeley, CA
$20,000
Music
For the Young Composers Program

Del Sol Quartet

delsolquartet.com
San Francisco, CA
$25,000
Music
For the Terry Riley Commissioning Project

East Bay Center for the Performing Arts

www.eastbaycenter.org
Richmond, CA
$18,000
Music
For the Advanced Chamber Music and Classical Music Program

Heart of Los Angeles

heartofla.org
Los Angeles, CA
$20,000
Music
For the Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles

Ives Quartet

ivesquartet.org
Palo Alto, CA
$5,000
Music
To support a concert celebrating the 75th birthday of Elinor Armer

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra

www.laco.org
Los Angeles, CA
$25,000
Music
To support concerts featuring the premieres of new music by Ted Herne and Andrew Norman

Marin Symphony

marinsymphony.org
San Rafael, CA
$15,000
Music
For the Eight Seasons concert

Music @ Menlo

www.musicatmenlo.org
Atherton, CA
$20,000
Music
To support the Chamber Music Institute

New Century Chamber Orchestra

ncco.org
San Francisco, CA
$25,000
Music
For the Derek Bermel Commissioning Project

Oakland East Bay Symphony

www.oebs.org
Oakland, CA
$25,000
Music
To support a performance of Brothers in Arts

Philharmonia Baroque

www.philharmonia.org
San Francisco, CA
$25,000
Music
For a program featuring the work of Salomone Rossi

San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory

www.sdys.org
San Diego, CA
$35,000
Music
To support expansion of the Community Opus Project

San Francisco Chamber Orchestra

www.thesfco.org
San Francisco, CA
$25,000
Music
For general support

San Francisco Contemporary Music Players

sfcmp.org
San Francisco, CA
$30,000
Music
For Project TenFourteen

San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music

www.sffcm.org
San Francisco, CA
$30,000
Music
For the Musical Grant Program

San Francisco Symphony

www.sfsymphony.org
San Francisco, CA
$40,000
Music
For the Instrument Training and Support program

Young Musicians Choral Orchestra

www.youngmusiciansco.org
Berkeley, CA
$35,000
Music
For general support

Young Musicians Foundation

www.ymf.org
Los Angeles, CA
$15,000
Music
To support coaching for youth chamber ensembles

2013

Berkeley Symphony

www.berkeleysymphony.org
Berkeley, CA
$25,000
Music
For the premiere of a new work by Samuel Carl Adams

Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music

www.cabrillomusic.org
Santa Cruz, CA
$20,000
Music
For the premiere of a concerto for flute by Kevin Puts

Cazadero Music Camp

www.cazadero.org
Berkeley, CA
$15,000
Music
For general support

Education Through Music – Los Angeles

www.etmla.org
Burbank, CA
$50,000
Music
To strengthen organizational infrastructure to increase fund-raising capacity

Elemental Strings

elementalstrings.com
Santa Monica, CA
$10,000
Music
To support music instruction

Kronos Quartet

www.kronosquartet.org
San Francisco, CA
$30,000
Music
To support performances celebrating the 40th anniversary of the quartet

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra

www.laco.org
Los Angeles, CA
$25,000
Music
For the performance of an Anna Clyne double violin concerto

New Century Chamber Orchestra

ncco.org
San Francisco, CA
$25,000
Music
To support the production of a CD recording of four violin concertos written for the orchestra

Pacific Symphony

www.pacificsymphony.org
Santa Ana, CA
$25,000
Music
For an after-school and summer string music instruction program

Philharmonia Baroque

www.philharmonia.org
San Francisco, CA
$25,000
Music
For a concert featuring the work of C.P.E. Bach, celebrating the 400th year of his birth

San Diego Symphony

www.sandiegosymphony.org
San Diego, CA
$20,000
Music
For the performance of a new violin concerto by David Bruce

San Francisco Chamber Orchestra

www.sfchamberorchestra.org
San Francisco, CA
$25,000
Music
To support efforts to build an effective organizational infrastructure to improve fund-raising capacity

San Francisco Contemporary Music Players

sfcmp.org
San Francisco, CA
$30,000
Music
To support the Electro-Acoustic Festival

San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music

www.sffcm.org/‎
San Francisco, CA
$30,000
Music
For a re-granting program that supports emerging ensembles

Santa Rosa Symphony

www.santarosasymphony.com
Santa Rosa, CA
$20,000
Music
For the performance of a new work by Zhao Jiping

Young Musicians Choral Orchestra

Berkeley, CA
$30,000
Music
For general support

Z Sharp

zsharp.org
San Francisco and Richmond, CA
$20,000
Music
To support music instruction in the schools

2012

American Bach Soloists

americanbach.org/index.htm
San Francisco, CA
$20,000
Music
To support the North American premiere of Von Biber’s Missa Salisburgensis

Cazadero Music Camp

www.cazadero.org
Berkeley, CA
$15,000
Music
To support music instruction at a summer music camp

Community Music Center

www.sfcmc.org/site
San Francisco, CA
$35,000
Music
To support an upgrade to the music school’s donor and registration databases in order to improve fund-raising capacity

Del Sol String Quartet (Del Sol Performing Arts Organization)

www.delsolquartet.com
San Francisco, CA
$15,000
Music
For a series of concerts celebrating the quartet’s 20th anniversary

Education Through Music – Los Angeles

www.etmla.org
Los Angeles, CA
$25,000
Music
To support a music-in-the schools program

Heart of Los Angeles

heartofla.org
Los Angeles, CA
$20,000
Music
To support the Youth Orchestra Los Angeles (YOLA) program

Left Coast Ensemble (The Chamber Music Partnership, Inc.)

leftcoastensemble.org
San Francisco, CA
$8,800
Music
For the premiere of new work

Los Angeles Philharmonic

www.laphil.com
Los Angeles, CA
$25,000
Music
To support the youth orchestra mentorship program

National String Project Consortium

www.stringprojects.org
San Rafael, CA
$16,900
Music
To support the establishment of a string program at University of Redlands

New Century Chamber Orchestra

ncco.org
San Francisco, CA
$25,000
Music
To support the premiere of a new work by Lera Auerbach

Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra

www.philharmonia.org
San Francisco, CA
$25,000
Music
For performances of Beethoven’s Fourth Piano Concerto on the fortepiano

Quinteto Latino

quintetolatino.org
San Francisco, CA
$7,500
Music
For the premiere of a new work by Gabriela Lena Frank

San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory

www.sdys.org
San Diego, CA
$35,000
Music
To support the conservatory’s youth orchestra program for low-income children

San Francisco Chamber Orchestra

www.sfchamberorchestra.org
San Francisco, CA
$25,000
Music
To continue support for building an effective organizational infrastructure to improve fund-raising capacity

San Francisco Contemporary Music Players

www.sfcmp.org
San Francisco, CA
$25,000
Music
For a series of performances honoring the centenary of the birth of John Cage

San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music

www.sffcm.org
San Francisco, CA
$25,000
Music
For a re-granting program to support emerging small chamber ensembles

San Francisco Symphony

www.sfsymphony.org
San Francisco, CA
$50,000
Music
To support the Instrument Training and Support Program

Southwest Chamber Music

www.swmusic.org
Pasadena, CA
$20,000
Music
To support the premiere of a new composition by Roger Reynolds

Young Musicians Foundation

www.ymf.org
Beverly Hills, CA
$15,000
Music
For a chamber music performance training program

Young Musicians Program

ymp.berkeley.edu
Berkeley, CA
$25,000
Music
To support music instruction for low-income youth

2011

American Bach Soloists

www.americanbach.org
San Francisco, CA
$20,000
Music
To support a summer academy for early music performance

California State University, Sacramento

www.csus.edu/music
Sacramento, CA
$24,000
Music
To expand the stringed instrument instructional program

Community Music Center

www.sfcmc.org
San Francisco, CA
$25,000
Music
To support the Young Musicians Program for inner-city students

Education Through Music – Los Angeles

www.etmla.org
Los Angeles, CA
$25,000
Music
To support a music-in-the schools program

Heart of Los Angeles (HOLA)

heartofla.org
Los Angeles, CA
$15,000
Music
To support the YOLA youth orchestra program

Kronos Quartet

www.kronosquartet.org
San Francisco, CA
$20,000
Music
To support a commissioning project with Nathaniel Stookey

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra

www.laco.org
Los Angeles, CA
$25,000
Music
To support the premiere of a piano concerto by Timothy Andres

Music in the Mountains

musicinthemountains.org
Nevada City, CA
$11,900
Music
To support the Young Composers Program

National String Project Consortium

www.stringprojects.org
San Rafael, CA
$13,500
Music
To support the establishment of a string program at University of Redlands

New Century Chamber Orchestra

ncco.org
San Francisco, CA
$25,000
Music
To support the premiere of a violin concerto by Ellen Zwilich

San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory

www.sdys.org
San Diego, CA
$25,000
Music
To support a community-based youth orchestra program

San Francisco Chamber Orchestra

www.sfchamberorchestra.org
San Francisco, CA
$25,000
Music
To strengthen the orchestra’s management infrastructure

San Francisco Contemporary Music Players

www.sfcmp.org
San Francisco, CA
$25,000
Music
For support of concert expenses and activities to increase fund-raising capacity

San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music

www.sffcm.org
San Francisco, CA
$25,000
Music
For a re-granting program that supports emerging chamber ensembles and artists

San Francisco Symphony

www.sfsymphony.org
San Francisco, CA
$35,000
Music
For the Instrument Training and Support Program

Santa Rosa Symphony

www.santarosasymphony.com
Santa Rosa, CA
$20,000
Music
To support the premiere of a composition by Edmund Campion written for the Kronos Quartet

2010

American Bach Soloists

www.americanbach.org
San Francisco, CA
$20,000
Music
To support a summer academy for early music performance

Berkeley Symphony

www.berkeleysymphony.org
Berkeley, CA
$20,000
Music
To support premiere performances of music by Enrico Chapela and Du Yun

Cazadero Music Camp

www.cazadero.org
Berkeley, CA
$15,000
Music
For general support

Del Sol String Quartet (Del Sol Performing Arts Organization)

www.delsolquartet.com
San Francisco, CA
$10,000
Music
For premieres of new work

Education Through Music – Los Angeles

www.etmla.org
Los Angeles, CA
$25,000
Music
To support a music-in-the schools program

Ives Quartet

www.ivesquartet.org
Palo Alto, CA
$7,500
Music
To support the premiere of a new work by Elinor Armer

Left Coast Ensemble (The Chamber Music Partnership, Inc.)

leftcoastensemble.org
San Francisco, CA
$5,000
Music
For the premiere of a new violin concerto by Kurt Rohde

Marin Symphony

www.marinsymphony.org
San Rafael, CA
$20,000
Music
To support a concert featuring a performance of Zipperz by Nathaniel Stookey

New Century Chamber Orchestra

ncco.org
San Francisco, CA
$25,000
Music
To support appearances with the ensemble by bassist Edgar Meyer

Paul Dresher Ensemble

www.dresherensemble.org
San Francisco, CA
$20,000
Music
For the commissioning and performance of a new work by Sebastian Currier, Fred Frith and Belinda Reynolds

San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory

www.sdys.org
San Diego, CA
$15,000
Music
To support a community-based youth orchestra program

San Francisco Chamber Orchestra

www.sfchamberorchestra.org
San Francisco, CA
$25,000
Music
To support board development and major donor fund-raising activities

San Francisco Symphony

www.sfsymphony.org
San Francisco, CA
$35,000
Music
For the East Bay Bass Training and Instrument and Support programs

Santa Rosa Symphony

www.santarosasymphony.com
Santa Rosa, CA
$15,000
Music
To support the premiere of a new work by Aubet Lemeland

SFSound (San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music)

sfsound.org
San Francisco, CA
$7,500
Music
For the premiere of a new chamber work by Christopher Jones

Southwest Chamber Music

www.swmusic.org
Pasadena, CA
$20,000
Music
For the commissioning and performance of a new work by Wadada Leo Smith

Young Musicians Foundation

www.ymf.org
Beverly Hills, CA
$15,000
Music
For a chamber music performance training program