The New Music USA Online Library is a vast and comprehensive digital database that contains over 57,000 works by more than 6,000 composers, and includes over 14,000 media samples (recordings and scores).

The Online Library was created by the American Music Center, and, after many evolutions, continues today under the guidance of New Music USA.

Artist Spotlight: Jin Hi Kim

Jin Hi Kim is New Haven Symphony Orchestra Music Alive Composer-in-Residence and a recipient of 2010 Guggenheim Fellowship for Music Composition. Kim is an innovative virtuoso of the komungo (Korean fretted-board zither), who has introduced the indigenous instrument into Western contemporary music in a wide array of compositions over 25 years, and has devoted her life to introducing Korean music outside of Korea. She co-designed the world’s only electric komungo. Kim performed as a komungo soloist in her own compositions at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Kennedy Center, Smithsonian Freer Gall... Read more »

Please note: New Music USA does not maintain a physical collection of any kind. Any printed scores or manuscripts held by the American Music Center are now part of a special collection at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. Please contact the Music Division for more information.