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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: Janet Jieru Chen

A native of Taiwan, Janet Jie-ru Chen holds B.A. and M.A. degrees from Taipei National University of the Arts, under the instruction of Dr. Shyhji Pan-Chew. Her compositions have been performed by groups, such as the Luxembourg Sinfonietta (Luxembourg), the Orchestre National de Lorraine (France), the Pr├ęsence Contemporaine (France), the Kochi Ensemble (Japan) and the Banff Chamber Ensemble (Canada). Ms. Chen has won several prizes including ISCM-ACL Young Composers Awards, William Klenz Prize, Tzu-chi Artistic Scholarship, Shi-an Artistic Creation Prize on music, and the nomination for 2007 T... 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.