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The New Music Ensemble at Grand Valley State University is an undergraduate ensemble that promotes the music of our time through commissions, tours, recordings, collaborations, outreach events, and workshops. Founded in 2006 by its director Bill Ryan, the ensemble not only prepares students for careers that include contemporary music, but helps them to become exceptional educators, advocates, and leaders in the field. Complete bio
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A special current and alumni ensemble perform Elliot Cole's "Flowerpot Music" on Make Music Day 2020.

Featured on latest Cadenza radio show, with selections from Dawn Chorus and previous albums.

Feature segment on Dawn Chorus airs on Michigan Radio's Stateside.

Dawn Chorus reviews in The New Yorker, Textura, and more.

AnEarful names our 2017 album RETURN to their best of the decade list.

Our fifth commercial album Dawn Chorus is released, available everywhere.

WNYC's New Sounds includes three tracks from our Dawn Chorus album in their special Earth Day episode.

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