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​Coming up in 2023-2024

Sept. 23 and Sept. 24, 2023
RAM and "Tokyo to New York"


“Onokoro – creations/beginnings”

An evening of music and dance exploring the universal concepts of creations and beginnings.

Music by John Cage, Gilbert Galindo, Masatora Goya, Bin Li, and Miho Sasaki.

7pm performances, door open at 6:30pm
Tickets: $30 ($15 students/seniors)
Martha Graham Studios
55 Bethune St, 11th floor
New York, NY 10014

More "Onokoro" information here



The 2024 Queens New Music Festival
May 8-12, 2024

(performers to be announced)

Check back for more Season 2023-2024 dates as we add them!

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About RAM

Composers & Players

The RAM Composers
represent a broad spectrum of aesthetics, styles, and voices and celebrate music of all types.

The RAM Players
are high caliber artists dedicated to delivering exciting performances of works by living composers, including its composer-members.


Random Access Music (RAM) is a NYC-based new music presenter and ensemble with a core collective of composers and performers presenting a wide array of contemporary music from the United States and abroad. RAM's mission is to promote and produce high caliber composition and performance of music by living American composers and composers from aboard in a variety of venues throughout New York City, with an emphasis in Queens; to foster a fully-engaged and fruitful collaborative spirit between composers and performers; to nurture connections with audiences through engaging productions and media outreach; to build new audiences for new music by bringing greater awareness to the general public through outreach, education, and scholarship.

“Move over Brooklyn, Queens is staking its claim

for new-music street cred [via] Random Access Music.”

— Allan Kozinn, The New York Times

"Yelps, yowls and dry creaky hisses. These aren’t the sounds you might ordinarily associate with the clarinet

- and you would be equally surprised to declare these sounds beautiful."

— Neil Chiragdin, Queens Chronicle

“Random Access Music, one of the things that has been making Queens cool.”

— Brooklyn Rail

RAM gives us hauntingly idiomatic readings of this music, winning projections of great soundscaping art. I hope they see fit to release this concert on a commercial recording.  It surely deserves to be heard--and  I hope Random Access Music (RAM) can  give us many further concerts like this  for us to appreciate. Bravo!
                                                         - Grego Applegate Edwards, Classical Modern Music

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Random Access Music’s programs are made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.

This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

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