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
JAM’s Call for Music is now open!
Closing date is Monday 1st December.
Every year JAM puts out a Call for Music, for which anyone can submit. Submit music now and be part of JAM’s launch concert in March – part of the Brandenburg Choral Festival. This concert will be recorded and your music will be performed alongside music by Gabriel Jackson, Giles Swayne and Sir John Tavener.
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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’s commission for 2015 will be by the wonderful Thea Musgrave. The piece for choir, brass quintet and organ 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 including the BBC Singers, Nicholas Cleobury, Stephen Layton, Onyx Brass and many others. Established 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 and many more. For 2014 we have commissioned Giles Swayne (choir, brass & organ)and Judith Bingham – (oboe concerto).
“… this sublime music…” ***** The Herald
“… an enlightening concert…” **** The Scotsman
We love new music. Be part of it.