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ISCM is an international network of members from around fifty countries, devoted to the promotion and presentation of contemporary music - the music of our time.

 

Isao Matsushita (1951-2018)

Isao Matsushita (photo courtesy of the Japan Federation of Composers)We were very sad to learn of the recent passing, on 16 September 2018, of Japanese composer and conductor Isao Matsushita, who also served as president of the Asian Composers League as well as president of the Japan Federation of Composers, and has been a fixture on the international contemporary music scene for over four decades.

Matsushita’s...

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Updated: 20/11/2018

Tomoko Fukui and George Kentros Elected to the ISCM Executive Committee

 

The current Executive Committee of the ISCM, pictured left to right: Frank J. Oteri, Peter Swinnen, Glenda Keam, Walter De Schepper, Tomoko Fukui, George Kentros, and Ol'ga Smetanová 

Japanese composer Tomoko Fukui and Swedish violinist George Kentros were newly elected to the Executive Committee of the International Society for Contemporary Music (ISCM) during the penultimate ISCM General Assembly held in the ballroom of the ...

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Updated: 13/01/2019

Michael Seltenreich Wins the 2018 ISCM Young Composer Award

Michael SeltenreichIsraeli-born, USA-based composer Michael Seltenreich has been selected as the recipient of the 2018 ISCM Young Composers Award for his 2010 flute-clarinet-violin-'cello-piano-percussion sextet Sparks & Flares which was performed by the Ensemble Tempus Loquendi under the direction of Jiao Yang at the Central Conservatory of Music's Prince Mansion Concert Hall during the 2018...

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Updated: 13/01/2019

A World of New Music Encourages the International Art of Deep Listening —the 2017 ISCM World New Music Days in Vancouver

By Hadani Ditmars (all photos by Hadani Ditmars as well)

The Aventa Ensemble performing Giorgio Magnanensi’s Lied • TDU FS

 

When I was asked to attend the World New Music Days ISCM 2017, some 48 hours before it began, and to write a comprehensive festival report, I was standing by for a journey to Najaf, in Southern Iraq. At night I skyped contacts in Baghdad and listened to mournful Shiah chants, their fragile beauty now exploited by sectarian agendas, and...

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Updated: 13/01/2019

See & Hear the Piece Which Earned James O’Callaghan the 2017 ISCM Young Composer Award

James O’Callaghan. Photo by Michael Slobodian
Immediately following the end of the final concert of the 2017 ISCM World New Music Days at the Vancouver Playhouse on 8 November 2017, Music On Main Artistic Director David Pay and ISCM Executive Committee member Kjartan Ólafsson announced from the stage that Vancouver-born, Montréal-based composer James O’Callaghan (b. 1988) is the winner of the 2017 ISCM Young Composer Award for his...

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Updated: 13/01/2019
 
 

ISCM WMD 2019 Tallinn


Through the Forest of Songs


Date: 02/05/2019 to 10/05/2019
Place: Tallinn
Hosting Member: ISCM - ESTONIAN SECTION

ISCM WMD 2020 New Zealand


Date: 21/04/2020 to 30/04/2020
Place: New Zealand
Hosting Member: ISCM - NEW ZEALAND SECTION

ISCM WMD 2021 Shanghai, Nanning


Date: 17/09/2021 to 25/09/2021
Place: Shanghai, Nanning
Hosting Member: ISCM - NANNING SECTION, ISCM - SHANGHAI SECTION

 
 

ISCM - LATVIAN SECTION

Citizenship: Latvia
Current Membership type: Section
Website: http://komponisti.lv/

ISCM - JAPANESE SECTION

Citizenship: Japan
Current Membership type: Section
Website: http://www.jscm.net

ISCM - AUSTRALIAN SECTION

Citizenship: Australia
Current Membership type: Section
Website: https://www.australianmusiccentre.com.au/

ISCM - LUXEMBOURG SECTION

Citizenship: Luxembourg
Current Membership type: Section
Website: http://www.lgnm.lu

ISCM - HONG KONG SECTION

Citizenship: China
Current Membership type: Section
Website: https://www.hkcg.org/tc/Home/tc/Home/tc/Home/tc/Home

ISCM - GREEK SECTION

Citizenship: Greece
Current Membership type: Section
Website: http://www.eem.org.gr

Roger Shapiro Fund for New Music

Citizenship: United States of America
Current Membership type: Full Associate Member
Website: https://www.rogershapirofund.org/

New Music USA

Citizenship: United States of America
Current Membership type: Full Associate Member
Website: https://www.newmusicusa.org/, https://nmbx.newmusicusa.org/

ISCM - CHINESE TAIPEI SECTION

Citizenship: China
Current Membership type: Section
Website: http://taiwanesemusic.blogspot.com

ISCM - SOUTH AFRICAN SECTION

Citizenship: South Africa
Current Membership type: Section
Website: https://www.newmusicsa.org.za/

ISCM - NANNING SECTION

Citizenship: China
Current Membership type: Section

ISCM - CANADIAN SECTION

Citizenship: Canada
Current Membership type: Section
Website: http://www.composition.org

ISCM - BRITISH SECTION

Citizenship: United Kingdom
Current Membership type: Section
Website: http://www.soundandmusic.org

ISCM - FRENCH SECTION

Citizenship: France
Current Membership type: Section
Website: http://www.futurscomposes.com

ISCM - HUNGARIAN SECTION

Citizenship: Hungary
Current Membership type: Section

ISCM - ISRAELI SECTION

Citizenship: Israel
Current Membership type: Section
Website: http://www.israelcomposers.org, http://israelcomposers.blogspot.com/

ISCM - NEW ZEALAND SECTION

Citizenship: New Zealand
Current Membership type: Section
Website: http://canz.net.nz/

Prague Spring Festival

Citizenship: Czech Republic
Current Membership type: Full Associate Member
Website: https://festival.cz/en/

ISCM - RUSSIAN SECTION

Citizenship: Russia
Current Membership type: Section
Website: https://m-c-m-e.ru/, https://m-c-m-e.ru/eng/academy/

Arfa

Citizenship: Romania
Current Membership type: Full Associate Member
Website: http://www.cimec.ro/muzica/inst/arfaengl.htm

JFC, Japan Federation of Composers

Citizenship: Japan
Current Membership type: Full Associate Member
Website: http://www.jfc.gr.jp/contents/jfc/AbouttheJFC.html

Society for Contemporary Music, Russia

Citizenship: Russia
Current Membership type: Full Associate Member
Website: https://www.studionewmusic.ru/centre/about-us

ISCM - SWEDISH SECTION

Citizenship: Sweden
Current Membership type: Section
Website: http://iscm.se/

ISCM - SOUTH KOREAN SECTION

Citizenship: South Korea
Current Membership type: Section
Website: http://www.iscm.or.kr

ISCM - USA SECTION

Citizenship: United States of America
Current Membership type: Section
Website: http://leagueofcomposers.org/

Music Centre Slovakia

Citizenship: Slovakia
Current Membership type: Full Associate Member
Website: https://hc.sk/

ISCM - ESTONIAN SECTION

Citizenship: Estonia
Current Membership type: Section
Website: http://www.helilooja.ee

ISCM - CROATIAN SECTION

Citizenship: Croatia
Current Membership type: Section
Website: http://www.hds.hr/

ISCM - POLISH SECTION

Citizenship: Poland
Current Membership type: Section
Website: http://www.ptmw.art.pl/?cat=10%3Fcat%3D10%3Fcat%3D10%3Fcat%3D10

ISCM - FINNISH SECTION

Citizenship: Finland
Current Membership type: Section
Website: http://composers.fi/

ISCM - GOTLAND SECTION

Citizenship: Sweden
Current Membership type: Section
Website: http://vicc.se

Music on Main, Vancouver

Citizenship: Canada
Current Membership type: Full Associate Member
Website: http://www.musiconmain.ca, http://iscm2017.ca/

ISCM - ITALIAN SECTION

Citizenship: Italy
Current Membership type: Section
Website: https://simc-italia.com/

ISCM - FLEMISH SECTION

Citizenship: Belgium
Current Membership type: Section
Website: http://www.matrix-new-music.be/iscm-vlaanderen

ISCM - DANISH SECTION

Citizenship: Denmark
Current Membership type: Section
Website: https://www.snyk.dk/

ISCM - IRISH SECTION

Citizenship: Ireland
Current Membership type: Section
Website: http://www.composers.ie

ISCM - UKRAINE SECTION

Citizenship: Ukraine
Current Membership type: Section
Website: http://www.anm.odessa.ua

ISCM - FAROE ISLANDS SECTION

Citizenship: Denmark
Current Membership type: Section
Website: http://www.composers.fo

AguaForte/Festival Música Estranha

Citizenship: Brazil
Current Membership type: Full Associate Member
Website: http://www.aguaforte.org

ISCM - CHENGDU SECTION

Citizenship: China
Current Membership type: Section
Website: http://www.sccm.cn

Musikagileak

Citizenship: Spain
Current Membership type: Full Associate Member
Website: http://www.musikagileak.com/en/

ISCM - NORWEGIAN SECTION

Citizenship: Norway
Current Membership type: Section
Website: http://nymusikk.no/

ISCM - SWISS SECTION

Citizenship: Switzerland
Current Membership type: Section
Website: http://www.iscm-switzerland.ch

ISCM - AUSTRIAN SECTION

Citizenship: Austria
Current Membership type: Section
Website: https://www.ignm.at/

Festival l'Art pour l'Aar

Citizenship: Switzerland
Current Membership type: Allied Associate Member
Website: http://www.jean-luc-darbellay.ch/frameset.php

ISCM - WALLONIAN SECTION

Citizenship: Belgium
Current Membership type: Section
Website: http://www.compositeurs.be

ISCM - SHANGHAI SECTION

Citizenship: China
Current Membership type: Section
Website: http://www.shcnmw.com/en/

ISCM - SLOVAK SECTION

Citizenship: Slovakia
Current Membership type: Section
Website: http://www.iscm-slovakia.org

ISCM - SLOVENIAN SECTION

Citizenship: Slovenia
Current Membership type: Section
Website: http://www.dss.si/about-the-society.html

Stephen F. Austin State University

Citizenship: United States of America
Current Membership type: Full Associate Member
Website: http://www.sfasu.edu

ISCM - GERMAN SECTION

Citizenship: Germany
Current Membership type: Section
Website: http://www.ignm-deutschland.de, http://g-n-m.de/

ISCM - SERBIAN SECTION

Citizenship: Serbia
Current Membership type: Section
Website: http://composers.rs/en/

ISCM - WELSH SECTION

Citizenship: United Kingdom
Current Membership type: Section
Website: https://www.tycerdd.org/

ISCM - TURKEY SECTION

Citizenship: Turkey
Current Membership type: Section

ISCM - LITHUANIAN SECTION

Citizenship: Lithuania
Current Membership type: Section
Website: http://www.mic.lt/lt/home/lt/home/lt/home/lt/home////

Florida International University

Citizenship: United States of America
Current Membership type: Full Associate Member
Website: http://www.newmusicmiami.org/

Art Music Promotion

Citizenship: Canada
Current Membership type: Allied Associate Member
Website: http://www.artmusicpromotion.org

Tongyeong International Music Festival

Citizenship: South Korea
Current Membership type: Full Associate Member
Website: http://worldmusicdays2016.kr, http://timf.org/main/main.do

ISCM - BEIJING SECTION

Citizenship: China
Current Membership type: Section
Website: http://bmmf.ccom.edu.cn/EN/index.aspx

ISCM - ICELANDIC SECTION

Citizenship: Iceland
Current Membership type: Section
Website: https://mic.is/

ISCM - CHILE SCD SECTION

Citizenship: Chile
Current Membership type: Section
Website: https://www2.scd.cl/

ISCM - NETHERLANDS SECTION

Citizenship: Netherlands
Current Membership type: Section
Website: http://nieuwgeneco.nl/en/

ISCM - ROMANIAN SECTION

Citizenship: Romania
Current Membership type: Section
Website: http://www.cimec.ro/Muzica/SNR/default.htm

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