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About Hear Now
HEAR NOW Music Festival promotes the breadth and diversity of concert music being written by composers living in and associated with the LA area by presenting concerts and informative activities of high artistic quality to the general public. HEAR NOW strives to achieve equity and inclusiveness by reaching out in an Open Call to all composers in the area.
The HEAR NOW Festival of New Music by Contemporary Los Angeles Composers began in 2011 with two chamber music concerts and has expanded to include up to six concerts of orchestral, electroacoustic and chamber music. The results from the last eleven festivals are 184 new and recent works by 161 individual composers, from emerging composers to masters.