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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 also helps them to become exceptional educators, advocates, and leaders in the field. Complete bio

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July 20, 2022 • Another National Parks tour in the books!

June 12, 2022 • Video premiere: Punch Brothers and US!

June 8, 2022 • Feature profile in Grand Valley Magazine summer issue

March 31, 2022 • Our tenth year of our Art Gallery composer competition!

January 11, 2022 • We win our fourth grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, to support our National Parks project.

November 18, 2021 • Our return to performing on campus! SIX real life guest composers! Multiple World Premieres!

June 27, 2021 • We embark on our fourth National Parks tour. Premiering six compositions in six parks over 17 days.

April 30, 2021 • Video premiere: Pomplamoose and US!



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