Kronos Performing Arts Association

For The 2017 50 Arts Commissions For Music Composition

  • Amount
    $150,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    11/22/2017
  • Term
    37 Months
  • Type of Support
    Project
Strategies
About the Grantee
Address
1242 Ninth Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94122-2307
Grants to this Grantee
for general operating support  
Kronos Performing Arts Association stewards the Kronos Quartet, known worldwide for commissioning and performing new and historic works for string quartets. The quartet has toured locally, nationally, and internationally, and commissioned more than 1,000 new works by guest composers. The association also presents the annual Kronos Festival, a multi-day celebration of new works from diverse traditions and genres, featuring guest artists and composers, and produces numerous educational activities through partnerships with schools and universities. In a typical year, the organization engages more than 50,000 people through its programs. Support of this organization advances the Performing Arts Program’s Communities strategy.

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