Living composers are at the heart of the Chicago Composers Orchestra’s mission.  It is through their music and direct collaboration that CCO concerts become so vital to the new music scene.  Explore below the composers who we are currently working with as well as those from past seasons.

Past Composers

John Luther Adams
Lawrence Axelrod
Marcos Balter
Elbio Barilari
Brian Baxter
Olivia BlockIMG_1930
Marita Bolles
Seth Boustead
Garrett Byrnes
Phyllis Chen
Anthony Cheung
Kyong Mee Choi
Andrea Clearfield
Elliot Cole
Rob Deemer
Ian Dicke
John Dorhauer
James Falzone
George Flynn
Alexandra Gardner
Stacy Garrop
Amos Gillespie
Luke Gullickson
Brandon HarringtonIMG_1877
Ben Hjertmann
Ryan Ingebritsen
Paul Kerekes
Keith Kusterer
David Lang
Jenna Lyle
Lou Mallozzi
Eric Malmquist
Nicole Mitchell
Kendall Moore
Pauline Oliveros
Arvo Pärt
Gabriel Prokofiev
Sarah Ritch
Paul Rudy
Scott Scharf
Edward Smaldone
Steve Snowden
Alex Temple
Francisco Castillo Trigueros
David Vayo
Kyle Vegter
Randall West
Liza White
William C. White
Julia Wolfe
Amy Wurtz
Chen Yi
Ellen Taaffe Zwilich

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