We administer composer commission and composer workshop programs. We offer grant funding along with fiscal and promotional services when you collaborate with a youth music program.
√ Custom profile in our member directory which is filled with professional composers who are vetted to work in a youth environment and who are dedicated to youth music education, which we promote to youth music educators throughout the country
√ Exposure to youth music educators who are interested in commissioning a professional composer or bringing a professional composer into the classroom for a workshop
√ The opportunity to create a piece in an educational setting — you interact closely with the performers, understand the way they engage with your piece, and see the reaction right away
√ Funding and promotional services when you collaborate with a youth music program
√ If selected for a commission you will receive a CSIC commission along with a professional audio recording and CSIC administrative, fiscal and promotional services
√ The opportunity to create a composer workshop, which CSIC will help you develop and endorse. If your workshop is selected by a school you will receive CSIC workshop funding
√ Invitation to member-only opportunities
√ Discounts on our arts partner’s products and services
Annual Membership Donation
- The annual membership fee is by donation only. A contribution is not required for membership.
- The suggested annual donation is $35. All donations go directly to support composer and school commission and workshop programs and to bolster membership services.