About us

Chris Brubaker, Founder

Chris BrubakerChris Brubaker is the founder, manager, and webmaster of ThatNewMusicLibrary.com and ThatNewMusicWebsite.com.  He holds degrees in Classical Guitar Performance and Music Composition from Cedarville University and is currently pursuing his M.A. in Theory and Composition from Marshall University.  Devoted to bringing new music of exceptional quality to the largest possible audience, he has turned his efforts to the business side of music to accomplish that goal.  As a result, Chris has partnered with Harold Rosenbaum, a leading choral conductor of new music and now the Editor in Chief of ThatNewMusicLibrary.com.

Harold Rosenbaum, Editor in Chief

Harold RosenbaumHarold Rosenbaum (www.haroldrosenbaum.com) is one of the most accomplished and critically acclaimed choral conductors of our time. He is the winner of the 2008 American Composer Alliance’s Laurel Leaf Award, given in recognition of “distinguished achievement in fostering and encouraging American music.” Among the recipients of the Laurel Leaf have been the Juilliard String Quartet, Leonard Slatkin, Leopold Stokowski, George Szell, and the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Also in recognition of his leadership in the interpretation and performance of contemporary music, G. Schirmer Music Inc. has established its Harold Rosenbaum Choral Series, for which he composes, edits, and gives performance suggestions for conductors. A tireless proponent and advocate for contemporary composers and American composers in particular, he has created an annual choral composition competition, has commissioned twenty five works, has conducted over 300 world premieres (including works by Ravel [in Paris], Schoenberg, Schnittke, Carter, Henze, Berio, Perle, and Harbison), and has recorded contemporary choral music for SONY Classical, Albany, CRI, Bridge, Koch International, Capstone, and DRG. He is also a three-time recipient of the ASCAP/Chorus America Award for Adventuresome Programming of Contemporary Music, and a recipient of Chorus America’s American Choral Works Performance Award. He is also Editor in Chief of www.ThatNewMusicLibrary.com, a new contemporary music site whose mission is to bring unpublished contemporary music of exceptional quality to a wide audience.  For more information, please visit nyvirtuoso.org.