JAM is above all a creative, dynamic, forward-thinking organisation, formed with one purpose in mind. Since 2000 we have existed purely to nurture, commission, perform and promote new music in the UK.
“There are few organisations with such a specific commitment to encouraging and performing new music…” Classical Music Magazine
Call for Music now open
Closing date is Monday 1st December.
Submit music now and be part of JAM’s launch concert in March 2015 – part of the Brandenburg Choral Festival. The concert will be recorded and features music by Gabriel Jackson, Giles Swayne and Sir John Tavener.
Click here for details.
Bring Your Own Event to JAM on the Marsh 2015
Deadline is 17.00 Friday 16th January
Anyone with a brilliant artistic idea can apply to be part of next July’s JAM on the Marsh festival. Click here for details.
JAM’s Season Launch Concert
18th March 2015 – St Bride’s Church, Fleet Street
Music of Our Time features JAM commissions by Gabriel Jackson and Giles Swayne, along with John Tavener’s Song for Athene and works submitted to JAM in its recent Call for Music. Part of the Brandenburg Choral Festival, the concert will be performed by the Chapel Choir of Selwyn College, Cambridge, Onyx Brass, Simon Hogan (organ), conducted by Nicholas Cleobury.
JAM on the Marsh 2015 9th – 19th July
JAM on the Marsh is a multi-arts festival built around Kent’s magnificent Romney Marsh. In 2014, JAM on the Marsh brought a series of startling concerts & events to Romney Marsh, featuring music, art, photography, theatre & poetry. Close to 10,000 people experienced it, taking home wonderful memories & experiences. Click here for details.
JAM commission 2015 will be by the wonderful Thea Musgrave. Voices of our Ancestors, a 30-minute piece for choir, brass quintet, organ and soloists will be premiered in London and Kent in July next year. Can’t wait!!
JAM has enabled and performed over sixty new works since 2000, regularly working with world-class performers. Composers commissioned by JAM include: Judith Bingham, Phillip Cashian, Jonathan Dove, Adam Gorb, Gabriel Jackson, Steve Martland, John McCabe, Paul Mealor, Tarik O’Regan, Paul Patterson,Julian Phillips, Giles Swayne and many more. For 2015 we have commissioned Thea Musgrave & Timothy Jackson.
“… this sublime music…” ***** The Herald
“… an enlightening concert…” **** The Scotsman
We love new music. Be part of it.