Created exclusively for charitable and educational purposes, the Earle Brown Music Foundation Charitable Trust supports activities in the areas of contemporary music as well as education, women’s rights and health, and climate change research and environmental protection.

Contemporary Music

  • Preserves the legacy and disseminates the works of American composer Earle Brown (1926-2002). The Earle Brown Archive is permanently housed at the Paul Sacher Foundation, Basel, Switzerland. Please direct research requests to Dr. Simon Obert.
  • Promotes the composition and performance of contemporary music, fostering its understanding and appreciation, through TIME:SPANS, an annual festival of contemporary music.
  • Actively supports education and dialogue in the field of contemporary music in the innovative and collegial spirit of Earle Brown as teacher and mentor.

The Earle Brown Music Foundation Charitable Trust
Executive Director, contemporary music: Thomas Fichter
Executive Director, cross-disciplinary grantmaking: Kelley Perkins
115 Broadway, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10006

The Earle Brown Music Foundation Charitable Trust is a 501(c)3 Private Foundation. It does not accept unsolicited grant proposals or other requests for support. For information on grantmaking to innovative, cross-disciplinary programs and activities in areas including education, women’s rights, and climate change, visit actionsatebmf.org.

Earle Brown Music Foundation