ACA Friends, Affiliates, Sponsors


University of Maryland Library
Special Collections in Performing Arts (SCPA)

The ACA Score Collection and the ACA Composer and Organizational History Papers
are located at Special Collections in Performing Arts at the University of Maryland,
one of the central research centers for the study of American Music.
ACA Collection, Special Collections in Performing Arts
2511 Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
College Park, MD 20742
Tel: 301-405-9256
Fax: 301-314-7170

SCPA online request form

******* BMI Classical
7 World Trade Center, 250 Greenwich St.
New York, NY 10007-0030
Email: [email protected]

26362 Ruether Ave.
Santa Clarita, CA 91350-2990 USA
Tel: 661-250-7189

Email:  [email protected]

******* New World Records (CRI and DRAM)
New World Records//Database of Recorded American Music
75 Broad Street Suite 2400
New York, NY 10004
Telephone: 212.290.1680
Fax: 212.290.1685
Email: [email protected]

******* The Edwin A. Fleisher Collection
of Orchestral Music in Philadelphia, is the world's largest lending library of orchestral performance material, with over 21,000 titles and growing.
Central Library
1901 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 215-686-5313
Fax: 215-686-5314
Email: [email protected]

******* The Music Division of The New York Public Library
is one of the world's preeminent music collections.
The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts Music Division,
Research (non-circulating)
40 Lincoln Center Plaza, Third Floor
New York, NY 10023-7498
(212) 870-1650
Email: [email protected]

Search the NYPL Music Research Collection including scores of the American Music Center (AMC*)

Library Search the NYPL Circulating Music Collection, or visit its webpage.

******* The Library of Congress online catalog contains music collections of many important American composers, including Aaron Copland, Leonard Bernstein, and the important digital archive, the American Memory Collection with sheet music, recordings, and other materials of our national history. You can also visit in person the Performing Arts Reading Room, at the
 Library of Congress
101 Independence Ave. SE Room LM 113
James Madison Memorial Bldg
Washington, D.C. 20540-4710
Phone: 202-707-5507 *******

U.S. Copyright Office general registration info

Read Copyright for Musical Compositions Circular 50, from the Library of Congress Copyright Division.


New Music USA (Formerly the American Music Center and Meet the Composer)

90 John St. #312
New York, NY 10038
[email protected]

New Music Box The Web Magazine from New Music USA


New York Women Composers

******* The American Composers Orchestra is the only orchestra in the world dedicated to the creation, performance, preservation and promulgation of music by American composers.
240 West 35th St. Ste. 405
New York, NY 10001-2506
Tel: (212)977-8495 *******

Oral History of American Music (OHAM) at Yale is the only ongoing project in the field of music dedicated to the collection and preservation of oral and video memoirs in the voices of the creative musicians of our century.

Libby Van Cleve, Director
Vivian Perlis, Director emeritus
P.O. Box 208307
New Haven, CT 06520-8307
Tel: (203) 432-1988
Fax (203) 432-1989
E-mail: [email protected]

******* American Composers Forum
332 Minnesota Street, Suite E-145
Saint Paul, MN 55101-1300
Tel : (651) 228-1407
Fax: (651) 291-7978
Email: [email protected]

******* NYFA Information on this New York and national foundation, which provides information on funding for organizations and individuals. NYFA's new technology grants are of particular interest.
NYSCA Information on the New York State funding organization that provides music grants for organizations. 

Society of Composers, Inc. A membership organization for composers of contemporary music.