Brave New Works is governed by its board of directors. According to the by-laws of the organization,
two out of five board members must also belong to the core ensemble of performers, thus ensuring the
performer-directed principal upon which the group was founded.
BRAVE NEW WORKS MISSION STATEMENT
The mission of Brave New Works is to engage, enrich, and educate through the medium of contemporary music.
ENGAGE: Brave New Works offers exciting concert programs that challenge the performer and listener alike.
It is the goal of Brave New Works to demystify contemporary music, and build audience understanding and appreciation
for the plurality of styles in which today's composers address the world of sound.
ENRICH: Brave New Works commissions numerous composers, and is committed to collaboration between different media.
Future plans include projects with dance, drama, and the visual arts, with a mind toward enriching the contemporary repertoire,
and the artistic community at large.
EDUCATE: Brave New Works seeks to educate students and audiences through creative programming,
seminars and pre-concert discussions, and through the Brave New Works College Residency Program.
Brave New Works, with 10 core musicians, performs a wide range of repertoire for diverse combinations of instruments.
In addition to ensemble performances, every member of Brave New Works performs as a soloist, maintaining a repertoire of
contemporary solo works for his or her instrument or voice type.