Chicago Center for Contemporary Composition

The Chicago Center for Contemporary Composition is a dynamic, collaborative, and interdisciplinary environment for the creation, performance, and study of new music at the University of Chicago. The Center brings exemplary professional and student composers and professional artists together to collaborate and share their talents by creating and presenting innovative works that will shape the future of contemporary music.

The CCCC presents an annual concert series featuring performances of world premiere works by leading and emerging composers. The CCCC is home to the resident Grossman Ensemble, a supergroup of Chicago’s contemporary musicians with a unique creative rehearsal process focused on the interaction between composers, musicians, and conductors. The 22/23 CCCC concert series also includes free performances on January 7, 2023 and March 25, 2023 highlighting works by University of Chicago PhD composers. For more information, visit the CCCC website.