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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: Kris Peysen

Kris Peysen was born in 1986 in Wichita Falls, Texas. He started taking guitar lessons in sixth grade, and from that point forward his interest in music steadily grew. By his later high school years he knew he wanted to be a composer, and he enrolled in the University of North Texas as a composition major in the fall of 2005. In 2008, he won the first prize of the Russell Horn Young Composers’ competition for his piece Pagan Dance (at the time known as Seeker), which included a cash prize and a premier performance of the work by the Voices of Change New Music Ense... Read more ยป

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.