Cutting Edge Concerts New Music Festival
Composer and conductor Victoria Bond is the founder and director of Cutting Edge Concerts New Music Festival. CEC has been called "a full-throttle commitment to contemporary music" by Chamber Music America, and "a gift to New Yorkers thirsty for new sounds" by Time Out New York. Over the course of 21 years, Cutting Edge Concerts has presented 305 works by 191 composers on 66 concerts. Each program highlights the music of living composers, all of whom attend the concert. Along with performances by world-class ensembles and soloists, each program features on-stage discussions between host Victoria Bond and the composers.