Creating music for everyone & reflecting the beauty and challenges of our world today.

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

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Support BCMG

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

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Target amount: £0.00

Amount raised: £19,778.46

150+

schools worked with

£325,000+

raised to support new music

400+

free 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.

Support George Lewis's New Music Commission

Support a new Sound Investment commission from innovative American composer and trombonist George Lewis. Get behind the scenes access to priority news, rehearsals and more.

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Author: Alex Walker

Target amount: £5,000.00

Amount raised: £1,109.00

Suport Rohan de Saram's New Music Commission

Support Composer Rohan de Saram's new Sound Investment commission for Birmingham Contemporary Music Group's Music in Dialogue project. Get behind the scenes access, priority news and more.

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Author: Alex Walker

Target amount: £3,000.00

Amount raised: £453.00

Support Howard Skempton's New Music Commission

Get special benefits when you support Birmingham Contemporary Music Group's new Sound Investment by acclaimed British contemporary music composer, Howard Skempton, the world premiere of which will be given in Royal Leamington Spa to celebrate the composer's 75th birthday.

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Author: Alex Walker

Target amount: £3,000.00

Amount raised: £1,417.60

Blogs

  • Summer - Winter Concerts & Events 2022

    Welcome to BCMG's new season! In keeping with the Birmingham motto, we are always moving forward, and we are pretty excited to share an eclectic array of musical experiences, from a romantic soundscape under the stars, intimate concerts with an electronic fusion, to an actual birthday party! Read more

  • An Invitation to Compose in Primary Schools

    Listen Imagine Compose Primary Composer Richard Barnard writes about his composing practice and his work in Horfield Primary School as part of the project, including an invitation to all schools compose. Read more

What's on

  • Star Sound | Cologne

    Described as a "twilight fantasy", Sternklang (Star Sound, in English) by Stockhausen is an outdoor performance under an open sky, with a clear view of the stars. Join BCMG in Cologne for this special event. Read more

  • Music in Dialogue

    Take part in this musical fusing of continents and celebration of cultures with BCMG. With new live music from Rohan de Saram, Ondřej Adámek, Neel Kamrul and Shigeko Hata. Read more