Orchestra Tech: National Conference
October 10 - 14, 2001 / New York City

Project Partners & Credits

The National Conference on Technology on the Orchestra is made possible in cooperation with a significant number of collaborating and funding organizations, including:

  • Tod Machover and the MIT Media Lab (Cambridge, Mass) who are assisting with conference planning and development and are providing technical support and other resources;

  • American Music Center (New York City) who will assist us in documenting and disseminating the conference proceedings on their award-winning website, will market to composer constituencies, and provide administrative support during the Conference;

  • Carnegie Hall (New York City) who is presenting ACO's performances as part of the initiative, providing marketing and production assistance;

  • Columbia University (New York City) who is providing conference facilities and their concert venue, Miller Theater;

  • New York University (New York City) who is also providing conference facilities;

  • American Symphony Orchestra League (New York City) who has assisted in concept development, and is providing its extensive network among the nation's orchestras and administrators, marketing the conference to its constituencies;

  • Speculum Musicae, one of the nation's leading new music chamber ensembles, and a leader in technological innovation;

  • The Knitting Factory, an innovative downtown alternative music space recognized for its category-crossing musical explorations;

  • Several of New York's finest educational institutions, including The Juilliard School, Manhattan School of Music, Mannes College of Music, and Brooklyn College Conservatory;

  • Meet the Composer, Inc., a national service organization dedicated to bringing composers into contact with new and diverse audiences.

  • WNYC FMWNYC-FM is the official Media Sponsor for Orchestra Tech.


Funding Credits

Major funding for Orchestra Tech has been provided by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and The Rockefeller Foundation.

The residency of Tod Machover is made possible in part through Music Alive, a program of the American Symphony Orchestra League and Meet The Composer, with support of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, and The Aaron Copland Fund for Music. Orchestra Tech is also made possible by Citigroup Foundation, and with public funds from the National Endowment for the Arts and the New York State Council on the Arts.

ACO's efforts on behalf of emerging composers are made possible by a leadership grant from The Helen F. Whitaker Fund with support from The Greenwall Foundation and The Jerome Foundation. ACO programs are also made possible by Alliance Capital Management L.P., Americans for the Arts, the Mary Flagler Cary Charitable Trust, Robert Sterling Clark Foundation, Booth Ferris Foundation, Citigroup Foundation, The Aaron Copland Fund for Music, Eleanor Naylor Dana Charitable Trust, Jean and Louis Dreyfus Foundation, Fidelity Foundation, Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation, Christian Humann Foundation, Meet The Composer, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, J.P. Morgan & Co., New York Foundation for the Arts, New York Times Co. Foundation, and the Virgil Thomson Foundation. ACO programs are also made possible with public funds from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency, and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.

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