Important Notice

Random Access Music, our Board of Directors, and our composers and performers thank you for your continued support as we all went through the many challenges brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Stay tuned and check back here for updates as RAM goes into 2022 with exciting news of upcoming performances from the  Random Access Music composers and players, guest artists, and the 2022 Queens New Music Festival! 

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Random Access Music

Random Access Music (RAM) is a new music presenter in the United States with a core collective of composers and performers presenting a wide array of contemporary music from the United States and abroad.

“Move over Brooklyn, Queens is staking its claim for new-music street cred [via] Random Access Music.”

— Allan Kozinn, The New York Times

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

— Brooklyn Rail

"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

"It’s not something they’re going to be able to download off of Spotify really quick."

— Chris Graham, percussionist, on NY1

Composers & Players

The composers of RAM represent a broad spectrum of American aesthetics, styles, and voices and revel in music of all types.

RAM Players are high caliber artists, who specialize in new music, and are dedicated to delivering exciting performances of works by living composers.

Queens New
Music Festival

An annual event that brings new music front and center into Queens

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