New Music New Haven

On-demand concerts from the Yale School of Music's signature new-music series

Interior of Morse Recital Hall at Yale School of Music's Sprague Hall

Q2 Music and the Yale School of Music are partnering to bring you on-demand streaming audio of the university's New Music New Haven concert series, beginning with the 2012-2013 season. 

Showcasing student-composers in the formative stages of their development alongside the School's deep bench of faculty composers (Martin BresnickDavid Lang, Christopher Theofanidis, Hannah Lash and Aaron Jay Kernis), New Music New Haven offers free concerts of solo and chamber works and an annual performance by the Yale Philharmonia.

New Music New Haven fosters interaction between students and living composers by having guest artists work with students on their music. Past visiting artists have included Steve Reich, Paul Dresher and Kaija Saariaho.

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Listen: Philharmonia Orchestra of Yale and Yale Camerata Unite

On Dec. 11, 2014, the Philharmonia Orchestra of Yale and the Yale Camerata joined forces for a program of new choral and orchestral music from graduate student composers.

Listen: Instrumental Colors Shine with Bresnick, Kernis and Theofanidis

Saturday, August 15, 2015

On Nov. 20, 2014, New Music New Haven featured works by composers Martin Bresnick, Aaron Jay Kernis, and Christopher Theofandis, in addition to works by Yale graduate students.


Listen: Paul Dresher's Quadrachord and the Marimba Luna

Friday, August 14, 2015

On Oct. 2, 2014, New Music New Haven opened its 2014-2015 season with music by student composers and by visiting composer-performer and instrument builder Paul Dresher.


Listen: New Music New Haven Features Composer Andrew Ford

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Guest Composer Andrew Ford and several Yale graduate students are featured at the April 17, 2014 concert presented by New Music New Haven.


Listen: Solo Instruments on Display with Laderman, Marshall and Theofanidis

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

New Music New Haven features the music of Ezra Laderman, Ingram Marshall, and Christopher Theofanidis, in addition to works by Yale graduate students on their March 6, 2014 program.


Listen: Singers Sing the Song of Solomon, String Soloist Shares Short Story

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

On February 6, 2014, New Music New Haven featured works by faculty composers Martin Bresnick & David Lang, in addition to works by Yale graduate students. 


Listen: Yale Philharmonia Premiers New Works for Orchestra

Monday, August 10, 2015

On December 12, 2013, New Music New Haven Presents New Music for Orchestra: a program of new orchestral works by Yale graduate students with the Yale Philharmonia. 


Listen: Donnacha Dennehy Disposes Dissonance

Sunday, August 09, 2015

On November 14, 2013, New Music New Haven presents featured composer Donnacha Dennehy in addition to works for chamber ensembles by Yale graduate students.


Listen: Hannah Lash's 'Moth Sketches' Premiere

Saturday, August 08, 2015

On October 3, 2013, New Music New Haven featured faculty composers Aaron Jay Kernis and Hannah Lash, as well as works for chamber ensembles by graduate students.


Listen: Aaron Jay Kernis Concludes New Music New Haven Season

Friday, August 07, 2015

The last concert in the 2012-2013 season of New Music New Haven highlighted five graduate students and Aaron Jay Kernis, the Pulitzer Prize-winning composer and Yale professor.


Listen: Professors Martin Bresnick, Hannah Lash Step Into the Spotlight

Thursday, August 06, 2015

This New Music New Haven concert from March 28, 2013 focuses on the composition faculty with pieces by Martin Bresnick, David Lang, Hannah Lash and more.


Listen: Looking Up, Looking Down at New Music New Haven

Wednesday, August 05, 2015

Preceded by four chamber works by graduate composers, Michael Daugherty and two of his pieces were featured by New Music New Haven during this 2012-2013 season concert. 


Listen: Spotlight On Composer Ezra Laderman

Tuesday, August 04, 2015

New Music New Haven's fourth 2012-2013 concert featured composer Ezra Laderman, a professor at the Yale School of Music, alongside chamber works by graduate students.


Listen: Yale Philharmonia Spans "Four Seasons" and Narrating Bagpipes

Monday, August 03, 2015

On December 6, 2012, the Yale Philharmonia performed five works for orchestra as a part of New Music New Haven music series.


Listen: George Crumb and Large Ensembles at New Music New Haven

Sunday, August 02, 2015

George Crumb – a distinctive bender of timbre and time – was the featured composer of New Music New Haven's second 2012-2013 season concert on November 15, 2012.

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Listen: Caves, Machines and Survival at New Music New Haven

Saturday, August 01, 2015

Graduate students from the Yale School of Music join faculty Christopher Theofanidis on October 4, 2012 for the opening concert of the 2012-2013 New Music New Haven series.