Presented as part of the Bowdoin International Music Festival since 1965, the Charles E. Gamper Festival of Contemporary Music represents a sustained commitment to nurturing and promoting the music of our time. It is programmed by Derek Bermel.
Over its history, the Gamper Festival of Contemporary Music has featured many celebrated composers such as Milton Babbitt, Luciano Berio, William Bolcom, John Corigliano, George Crumb, Jennifer Higdon, Missy Mazzoli, Gabriela Ortiz, Ralph Shapey, Joan Tower, and Melinda Wagner.
All concerts livestreamed online for free. No in-person public seating available this summer.
The Charles E. Gamper Festival of Contemporary Music is funded in part by The Aaron Copland Fund for Music, Inc., the Charles Gamper Music Fund of the Maine Community Foundation, and New Music USA.