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Watch and listen to Birmingham Contemporary Music Group's performances online.

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Author: Amy Hoult

Support BCMG

Donate to Birmingham Contemporary Music Group. Help us create and perform contemporary music and engage with new generations of musicians through learning.

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Author: Alex Walker

Target amount: £0.00

Amount raised: £35,998.24

150+

schools worked with

£325,000+

raised to support new music

400+

free out-of-school workshops provided to young people

Support our Latest Music Commissions

Our unique model of Sound Investment brings together donors passionate about music to support amazing new commissions in exchange for donor rewards.

Peter Eötvös

Re-opened and due for performance November 2024 at London's Wigmore Hall. Support the world premiere of the English speaking version of the late Peter Eötvös's 'Secret Kiss'.

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Author: Alex Walker

Target amount: £4,000.00

Amount raised: £3,662.80

Bethan Morgan-Williams

Support a new commission from composer Bethan Morgan-Williams, the composer's first for BCMG and Sound Investment.

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Author: Alex Walker

Target amount: £3,000.00

Amount raised: £510.00

Joyce Beetuan Koh

A new piece for an otherworldly new instrument, which itself doubles as a sound art installation to be exhibited for public interaction. Support composer Joyce Beetuan Koh's Sound Investment commission for BCMG.

Published:

Author: Alex Walker

Target amount: £5,000.00

Amount raised: £153.00

Blogs

  • Music Maze in Bloom Collab with National Trust

    Composer, Musician, and Sound Arts Duncan Chapman tells us about his experience working with Birmingham schools for our Music Maze in Bloom collab with National Trust! Read more

  • The Underside of Green with BCMG NEXT

    Anna Vaughan, Violinist for BCMG NEXT 22-23 gives us an insight on working with Rebbecca Saunder's piece The Underside of Green with 7 - 11-year-olds and learning this new piece from scratch. Read more

What's on

  • Noh Reimagined New Music

    As the second half of our mesmerising journey into the realm of Noh Theatre, we present two new pieces of music by Ben Nobuto and Hollie Harding, after their intensive exploration of Noh aesthetics during their visit to Japan in December 2023. Read more

  • Creative Composing Lab

    Composing workshop for young people in School Years 10 - 13 (ages 14-18). Spend the day composing for BCMG's amazing professional musicians guided by composer David Horne. Read more