The River Oaks Chamber Orchestra in Houston, Texas has launched ROCO Resound, a commissioning program through which supporters may help fund the creation of new music to be performed by the orchestra. Through membership in ROCO Resound, contributors will interact with living composers and have their names printed on the commissioned score and musicians’ parts. The orchestra has commissioned and performed nearly 80 new works since its launch in 2005. Artistic Director and Principal Oboist Alecia Lawyer says, “The ROCO Resound Commissioning Consortium brings ROCO patrons who are passionate about the creation and performance of new music, into meaningful connection and dialogue with living composers.”

Posted August 15, 2019