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Become a Member Come join the vibrant community of New Music Chicago! Benefits include: Performance opportunities (including the Ear Taxi Festival, NMC Presents, Impromptu Fest, etc.) Listings and features in our e-newsletter and inclusion in our online calendar Online profile on the NMC website Opportunity to participate in workshops, social events, and member meetings Membership […]

Impromptu Fest 2021 Program Notes

Friday, June 25, 7 pmFriday, June 25, 9 pmSaturday, June 26, 5 pmSaturday, June 26, 7 pmSunday, June 27, 3 pmSunday, June 27, 5 pm Friday, June 25, 7:00 pm Koeun Grace Lee • Surfing between Tonality and Post-Tonality Koeun Grace Lee, piano Go-Hyang (Ancestral Home) David Burge Inyon (Fate [Karma]) Jaejalgawrim (Children’s Chatter) Mokrohjujom (Old […]

Impromptu Fest 2023

RSVP here! “NEW MUSIC // NEW CONNECTIONS” AT IMPROMPTU FEST 2023  Link to full press release New Music Chicago is excited to announce the fourth edition of Impromptu Fest: “New Music // New Connections,” a showcase of contemporary and experimental music being made in Chicago today, presented in collaboration with Epiphany Center For The Arts, Elastic […]

Impromptu Fest

Submissions are now open for the 2023 Impromptu Fest! The festival will take place September 12-16 around the city.NMC members, submit proposals here – form closes May 1. more info on past Impromptu Fests below: WATCH THE 2021 IMPROMPTU FEST STREAMS HERE Impromptu Fest 2021 celebrates Chicago composers and musicians Link to full press release […]

Impromptu Fest Concert #5

Chicago Composers Consortium: C3 Chamber Works
William Jason Raynovich and Seth Boustead: Now//Contrasts

Impromptu Fest Concert #6

Naperville Chamber Players: Ad Astra – To the Stars
Janice Misurell-Mitchell: The Speaking Flute