awards 2022

Competition

The Robert Black Foundation will provide the prize money for the biennial David Walter Composition Competition sponsored by the International Society of Bassists.  There are 4 categories in the competition 1) solo double bass, 2) Chamber Music with Bass, 3) Bass Ensemble, 4) Bass with Electronic Media.  The winning compositions will receive performances at the 2021 ISB Convention in Lincoln, NE.

For more information about the Competition, click here.

Education

In support of the New Music on the Point's mission of fostering composers and performers of contemporary music, the Robert Black Foundation is pleased to participate in the NMOP 5-for-5 fund-raising campaign, providing automatic support to the Festival through 2024.

Commission

A three-year grant, through 2022, is being award to the Network for New Music's Linda Reichert Commissioning Fund to support its' mission of commissioning music from emerging and established composers.