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Revolutionizing the ways people engage through music, we envision a world connected, enriched and transformed by musical experiences.

Welcome to the World of the 21st-Century Musician

Music of the 21st Century Festival with composer Jennifer Higdon: Feb. 12-16, 2018

Group Type Guest Composer-in-Residence

Next Performance FEB 15

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Seraphic Fire: Feb. 21, 2018

Group Type Green Concert

Next Performance FEB 21

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Imani Winds and Harlem Quartet: Apr. 7, 2018

Group Type Green Concert

Next Performance APR 7

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21st-Century Musician

The 21st-Century Musician Initiative is a complete re-imagining of the skills, tools, and experiences necessary to create musicians of the future instead of the past. 21CM.org is an online, professional resource created expressly to help serious musicians thrive, not just survive, in today’s modern musical landscape. The site combines a magazine focused on people, organizations, projects and innovations with live events, and educational tools.

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Yo-Yo Ma, Honorary 21CM Advisory Board Chair, in a pop-up concert with DePauw Students at the Student Union

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February 15, 2018
From 21CM.org

Can you point to the very moment you got hooked on practicing – when you made the decision to embark on a journey to become a musician and all that goes with that. Embracing the “joy of the struggle.” Practicing.

Judd Greenstein is the quintessential 21st Century Musician. Balancing a career as both a composer and the co-director of New Amsterdam Records, among other artistic pursuits, he is a tireless advocate for new music and the development of young artists.

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