On August 28th 2021, we released our Beyond 88 project. Four new works for three performers on one grand piano have been created for this project. The concert successfully premiered on our YouTube channel. 

Check out the concert here.

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We're back with our second online project, Digital Ensembles Edition! 16 new works from composers and ensembles all around the world. 

Check out the pieces here.



On April 16th 2021, we digitally released our Cross-Medium Collaborations concerton YouTube!

This concert features four new collaborative works created by pairs of composers and artists from different mediums. These pieces explore the relationship between music, dance, improvisation, poetry and visual art. The participants of this project have worked together for 10 months during the COVID-19 pandemic to create these pieces, and have had to adapt their pieces for both a live and pre-recorded concert setting.



The Arc Project is very excited to announce our latest project, The Arc Project Online Festival 2021.

We have decided to create an online new music festival, where musicians can come together to perform, learn about and discuss new music. The festival will take place from the 11th-19th December 2021 and will include concerts, seminars, panel discussions, lecture recitals and workshops.

We are in the process of organising set events for the week but we also wanted the opportunity for members to bring their own interests to the festival. Below is the Google Form for proposals for events. The deadline for proposals is May 14th 2021, when we shall select the successful proposals.

Google Form:

This is the biggest project we have ever undertaken and we are very excited to begin to make it a reality. If you have any questions then feel free to email us at

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Similar to the first Digital Edition, composers will be paired up with performers to create collaborative new works which will be shared on The Arc Project YouTube channel. This time, we will be pairing composers with small ensembles (maximum four performers). This project is open to all. Performers may apply either as premade ensembles or as individuals. In the latter case, we will put performers into new ensembles for the project. Composers may apply to be performers as well, but will have to complete the form twice.

Here is the link to the form:

Deadline for registering will be 5pm GMT on Thursday 31st December.

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We are excited to announce our first project of 2021, Beyond 88. This will be the first of three projects next year. 

With this project, we hope to encourage the creation of new piano works that explore techniques beyond the confines of the keyboard. Do sign up if you are interested!

Click here for the application form. The deadline for applications is 10th November 2020.

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Due to the ongoing COVID-19, we have been forced (as many in the music industry have) to postpone our Songs on Thomas Hardy. As such, we have launched this digital project where composers and performers alike collaborate to create new works that are recorded and performed from home! 
Click here to check them out.

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We've just released the first video from our new YouTube series, "Introducing Contemporary Composition". Every month, we'll be uploading a video with tips for performers and composers about different instruments. 
Our first one featuring professional cellist, Rebecca Burden is out now! You can find it under the "Introducing Contemporary Composition" page on our website or head over to our YouTube channel. 



New mini-project alert! Head over to our Instagram page every Monday for a new music recommendation. If you would like to get involved, send us your recommendation along with a few words on what makes the piece so special to you!

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Following the success of our first concert, The Arc Project is returning to the York Unitarian Chapel with the first of three projects in 2020, Songs on Thomas Hardy. This concert will feature nine new pieces created through collaborations between composers and ensembles which use and draw influence from the life and work of Thomas Hardy.

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Thank you to everyone who supported our first concert! The night was a success and we received a lot of great feedback to help us going forward.

We had a great meeting yesterday discussing the future of the group and in particular how we can expand going forward. If you are interested in joining The Arc Project in any capacity, please email us at



We have just launched a Kickstarter to help fund the costs of the concert. Everyone has been working so hard to bring this project to life and we are excited for you guys to see it!

We would be grateful for any bit of money that you can give to the project. If you can't contribute, please help us out by liking and/or sharing it to your friends and family!

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We have just finalised the details for our first ever concert! The project we have been working on involves 10 composer-performer pairs collaborating to produce new music. We selected each pair by random to encourage collaborations between composers from different stylistic backgrounds.
Tickets can be bought on the door or by emailing us at
Check out the event page to find out more and don't forget to share it with your friends and family!

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