Welcome

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: Derek Bermel

Derek Bermel’s musical passions can best be described as omnivorous. He is active as a composer of concert music, as a classical clarinetist, conductor, jazz and rock keyboard player and vocalist, and music director of TONK, a Dutch-American ensemble whos performances meld poetry, music, visual arts, and dance. He has been awarded many of today’s most important prizes, including a Guggenheim award, a Fulbright Fellowship, and residencies at Tanglewood, Banff, Yaddo, and the Lincoln Center Directors Lab. A recipient of the Rome Prize for the 01-02 year, Bermel is currently in residence at ... 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.