NYSCA fosters the performance, creation and interpretation of music in communities throughout New York State. It offers support for public performances by established and emerging music organizations representing a broad spectrum of musical expression. Funding is provided for organizations producing chamber music, choral music, early music, jazz, new music, opera and orchestral music as well as community schools of music and services to nonprofit music organizations and musicians.

Funding for national organizations is only provided for specific activities occurring in New York State.

Image: Courtesy of Harlem Chamber Players